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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0230
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  522-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  3.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 751. Ex Edward Shepherd collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Chi-Rho.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NVS PP AV (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5). Control mark: B(2).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 21b; MIB I, 32

3 Related People

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


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