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ID number:  BIRBI-B0755
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  561-562
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  1.94
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting unnumbered. Seaby, February 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXЧ (year 35). Off: None. Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXIV AE196.1, MIB pl. 23 123a

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Kyzikos



Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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