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ID number:  BIRBI-B0236
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:  522-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  2.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2073.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Chi-Rho, two pellets below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] IIVS PP V (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5). Control mark: B(2).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 22a; MIB I, 33

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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