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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0244
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1667. (Originally attributed by Whitting to Justin I).
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Stars above and below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN I[…] I (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB I 73

3 Related People

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



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