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ID number:  BIRBI-B0828
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:  559-560
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  4.00
Weight (g):  18.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4629. Dorothy Wood, from Mersin, September 1963.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS DD AV (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). ANNO XXXIII (Year 33). Mint mark: THUP. Control mark: Γ(3).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 229b; MIB I, 147a

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Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
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1903
1988
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