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ID number:  BIRBI-B1049
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  537-539
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  10.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2324. 'Hall sale', November 1950; previously Nordhum, March 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: M surmounted by cross with cross to r., all within wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTIV IANV PP Λ (Our lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: ROMA.

Bibliography:  MIB I 215

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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