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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1105
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Decanummium
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-565
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  4.05
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2332. Spink, 29th August 1953.
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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: Encircling wreath, star in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AI (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: X (10).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 367; MIB I 245

3 Related People

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



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