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ID number:  BIRBI-B0223
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  1.59
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1783.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] IVSTI […]SP[…] (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5). Control mark: Γ(3).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 18; MIB I, 25

3 Related People

Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
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