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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1127
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-537
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  12.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5894. Dorothy Wood, 1963, from Mersin.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum, cross or chrismon in r. field. Reverse: Cross above, cross in l. field and r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI[…] IN AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 29; MIB I 87

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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