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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1096
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Ravenna
Denomination:  1/8 Siliqua
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-550
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.10
Weight (g):  0.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4081. A.H. Baldwin, 22nd August 1963 (FWB).
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem and robe with line of pellets. Reverse: Encircling wreath, christogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NIANVS (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 341; MIB I 79

3 Related People

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


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