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ID number:  BIRBI-B0814
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:  546-547
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  20.11
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5455. Spink, April 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: Cross above, crescent in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVI (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: ЧHЧΠ. Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 217a; MIB I, 145c

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1903
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