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ID number:  BIRBI-B0692
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Boeotia Hoard
Maker:  Justinian I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  542-543
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.90
Weight (g):  20.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3112. E. S. Sepheriades, Athens, 1957. "From a hoard found in Boeotia".
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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 IVSTIIII ANVS PPAVC (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XҀ (year 16). Off: B (2). Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXII AE168a.1, MIB pl. 23 120d

4 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Boeotia Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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