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ID number:  BIRBI-B0896
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:  558-560
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5358. Spink, August 1966, from S.E. Turkey.
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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: […] ANVS PP AV (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). ANNO XXXII[…] (Year 32/33). Mint mark: THU[…].

Bibliography:  DOC I. 262; MIB I, 159

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Antioch



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