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ID number:  BIRBI-B1560
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-566
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.11
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r., wearing paludamentum. Reverse: X with cross above, and a star below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: …R ANN… (First Year). Mint mark: CAR.

Bibliography:  MIB II 78

3 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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