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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0189
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  16.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2181. A.H. Baldwin 1942.
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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 IVSTI NVS PP AVI (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Є(5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 8e; MIB I, 11.2

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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