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ID number:  BIRBI-B0179
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin I; Herakleios; Sicily
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  13.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3086. F. Renn-Rain, Rome, 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, star in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVS[…]VS PP AVC (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: SCLS.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 8a; MIB I, 11.1 (For the Justin coin); DOC II.1 241a.2 (For the Herakleian countermark)

Notes:  With Herakleian Sicilian countermark.

4 Related People

Herakleios
Byzantine
c.575
641
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


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