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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1002
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:  547-552
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  4.42
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1337. From Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Victoria standing facing, winged, holding in l. hand globus cruciger and in r. hand a wreath, two stars in exergue.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] ANVS PP A (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: V[…]TO RIA AC (Imperial Victory). X (10).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 304; MIB 1, 200

3 Related People

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


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