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ID number:  BIRBI-B0978
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  539-540
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  4.00
Weight (g):  21.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2919. A. H. Baldwin, 9th October 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing wearing plumed helmet with diadem, cuirass, holding a shield depicting a cavalryman on l. arm and holding a globus cruciger in r. hand; cross above l. shoulder. Reverse: M surmounted by cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTINI ANYS PP AVI (Our lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XIII (Year 13). Mint mark: CAR. Officina: S (6).

Bibliography:  MIB I 195

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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