Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0821
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:  554-555
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.60
Weight (g):  18.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0799. A.H. Baldwin, June 1951.
BIRBI-B0821.jpg

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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN […]TINI ANVS PPP AVI (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). ANNO XXGII (Year 27). Mint mark: THЧΠ. Control mark: Δ(4).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 224; MIB I, 147a

Notes:  Double struck on obverse.

3 Related People

Antioch



Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Viewing Record 1 of 1