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ID number:  BIRBI-B0834
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:  562-564
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  19.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0802. A.H. Baldwin, August 1948.
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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, star to r. in exergue.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN ANVS PP AV (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). ANNO XXXIG (Year 37). Mint mark: THUP. Control mark: Γ(3).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 233b; MIB I, 150

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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