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ID number:  BIRBI-B0958
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  533-539
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  9.61
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1996.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum, cross on chest. Reverse: Cross above, star in l. field and cross in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] IVSTI[…]NVS […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: […]ART. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 286a; MIB 1, 184a

Notes:  Double struck on reverse.

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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