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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0778
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  531-536
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  16.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0792. Glendining, 3rd May 1951, ex lots 110/112.
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Description:  Obverse: Justinian enthroned facing, wearing diadem and chlamys, holding sceptre in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: Cross above, star in l. field and crsecent in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVƧTINI ANVƧ PP AVI (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: +THЄUP. Control mark: Γ(3).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 206c; MIB I, 130

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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c.482
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