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ID number:  BIRBI-B0713
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:  549-550
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  17.08
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2201. A. H. Baldwin, January 1953.
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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: NVSTINI ANYS ... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXIII (year 23). Off: B (2). Mint mark: KY....

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXIII AE175a, MIB pl. 23 120f

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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