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ID number:  BIRBI-B0175
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0248. Spink, January 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Victory walking r. but facing l., holding in l. hand a globus cruciger and wreath in r. hand. Star in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NVS PP AVI (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCVSTORVM (Imperial Victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 4; MIB I, 5.1

3 Related People

Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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