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ID number:  BIRBI-B1326
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  567-568
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0148. A.H. Baldwin, October 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with trefoil ornament and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTI NVS PP AVC (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 68b

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