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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0216
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:  Half-follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  6.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5472. Spink, 22nd May 1967, from south-east Turkey.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Long cross in l. field, stars above and below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: N VSI[…]VS PP AVC (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Control mark: Є(5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 15e; MIB I, 19

Notes:  Pierced on bottom of obverse/top left of reverse.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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