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ID number:  BIRBI-B1565
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:  567-572
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.86
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0962.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with diadem with pendilia, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … NVS P I (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: I V/S T…/N (Justin; the I is also used to denote the denomination - ten).

Bibliography:  MIB II 79a

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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