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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0900
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  564-565
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.13
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3151. Glendining March 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing wearing plumed helmet with diadem, cuirass and holding a shield depicting a cavalryman on l. arm; cross above l. shoulder. Reverse: I surmounted by cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTINI ANYS PP AVS (Our lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XXXʕII (Year 38). Mint mark: THEUP'.

Bibliography:  MIB I 160b

3 Related People

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



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