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ID number:  BIRBI-B1122
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:  Half Follis
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  541-542
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  10.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4661. Spink, 7th April 1964.
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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: […]PP AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). […]NNO XV (Year 15). Mint mark: […].

Bibliography:  Apparantly unpublished

Notes:  Does not appear to be listed in either DOC or MIB.

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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