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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1384
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  574-575
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  13.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5757. A.H. Baldwin, 29th April 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin and Sophia facing, enthroned, dressed in consular robes and diadems, Justin holding globus cruciger in r. hand, Sophia holding sceptre, cross above. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NVSPPAV (Our lord Justin Emperor in Perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO X. Control mark: A (1). Mint mark: NIKO.

Bibliography:  DOC I pl. LIV AE100a; MIB 2 pl. 5 AE46b

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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