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ID number:  BIRBI-B0262
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  18.57
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5327.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum, with cross above. Reverse: Cross above and cross in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN VS PP AVC5 (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: ANTX. Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 45a; MIB I, 58

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Antioch



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