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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0256
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  522-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  15.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2942. A.H. Baldin, May 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, cross in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVST NVS P ΛC (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: NIKM. Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 33a; MIB I, 38

3 Related People

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


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