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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0782
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:  536-539
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  14.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7826. Meridian, 13th October 1971, "Bought in Jerusalem".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, star in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVI (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: ΘYΠOΛS. Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 212a; MIB I, 131

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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