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ID number:  BIRBI-B0890
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  550-551
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2442. A.H. Baldwin, 13th April 1954.
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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 […] IS […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). ANNO XXIIII (Year 24). Mint mark: ЧHЧΠ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 255; MIB I, 157a

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