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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0265
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:  522-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.60
Weight (g):  15.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0912. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above and star in l. field and upward crescent in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DИ IVSTIИVS PP AVCS (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: ANTX. Control mark: Δ(4).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 47c; MIB I, N59

3 Related People

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



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