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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0239
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  15.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 744. Ex Edward Shepherd collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, star in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NVS PP AVC (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: […]SSOB. Control mark: Є(5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 24; MIB I, 70

3 Related People

Thessalonica



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