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ID number:  BIRBI-B1328
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:  568-569
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3245. Glendining, August 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with trefoil ornament and pendilia, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTI NVS PP A … (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 68b

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Whitting, Philip David
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Justin II
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c.520
October 578
Thessalonica



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