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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1519
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  566-567
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.72
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7316. A.H. Baldwin, 27th April 1970; "ex Longuet lot".
BIRBI-B1519.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Justin facing, wearing cuirass, helmet with trefoil ornament and pendilia, holding in r.hand a globe surmounted with Victoria - Nike, facing Justin and crowning him with a wreath, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm; cross in r. of field. Reverse: I with cross above; a star above and below the year.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IV … T … A … ([Inferred] Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO II (Year 2). Mint mark: τ…ЄЧ…

Bibliography:  MIB II 62

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Antioch



Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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