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ID number:  BIRBI-B0743
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  545-546
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  9.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0736. Glendining, 3rd May 1951, ex lots 110/112.
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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: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPA (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ΔNNO XVIIII (year 19). Off: None. Mint mark: VZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXIV AE187a, MIB pl. 23 N121a

3 Related People

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


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