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ID number:  BIRBI-B0699
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:  546-547
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  18.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0819.
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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: …N IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XX (year 20). Off: A (1). Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXIII AE172a.1, MIB pl. 23 120f

3 Related People

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


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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