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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1071
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  542-547
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  5.41
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1291.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Encircling wreath, star in l. field and in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS P AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10).

Bibliography:  MIB I 227

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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