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ID number:  BIRBI-B1106
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:  Pentanummium
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-565
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.89
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1347. Spink, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Encircling wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: V (5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 369; MIB I 246

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Uncertain mint



Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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