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ID number:  BIRBI-B0269
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):  3.90
Weight (g):  14.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3078. Spink, June 1956.
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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 crescent in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINV[…]CS (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: ANTIX.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 47; MIB I, 60

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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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