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ID number:  BIRBI-B1097
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:  Follis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  560-561
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  13.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0852. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device. Reverse: Cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Anno X X X IIII (Year 34). Mint mark: RΛVEN NΛ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 342; MIB I 233

3 Related People

Ravenna
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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