Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0731
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:  557-558
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  15.19
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4623. Ankara, September 1963, Dorothy Wood.
BIRBI-B0731.jpg

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 IVSTIM IS PPA (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXI (year 31). Off: B (2). Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXIV AE181, MIB pl. 23 120a.2

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Kyzikos



Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Viewing Record 1 of 1