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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1050
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  537-542
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1086.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Encircling wreath, cross above, cross in l. field and star in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DИ IVSTI ANVS […]P AV (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: ROMA.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 323; MIB I 216

Notes:  Pierced on r. of obverse and reverse.

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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