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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0227
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  2.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0105. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Archway or Π, cross above, stars in l. field and r. field with pellets above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NVS PP AVI (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 59a; MIB I, 31

3 Related People

Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Uncertain mint



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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