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ID number:  BIRBI-B0273
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  522-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0909. A.H. Baldwin, 9th November 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, cross in l. field and in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN VS PP AVC (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). CON CORDI (Harmony). Mint mark: ANTX. Control mark: B(2).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 55; MIB I, 64

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