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ID number:  BIRBI-B0993
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-541
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  6.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1340. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). ANNO XIIII (Year 14). Mint mark: CAR.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 298; MIB 1, 197

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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