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ID number:  BIRBI-B0689
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  541-542
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  4.40
Weight (g):  21.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0818. ex J. R. Stewart collection, 30th January 1968, previously from A. H. Baldwin, 12th June 1947.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing curiass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI DNVS PRAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XЧ (year 15). Off: A (1). Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXI AE167a.2, MIB pl. 23 120d

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Kyzikos



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