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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-DH0026
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Delhi Hoard
Maker:  Justin I; Justinian I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Dodecanummium
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  522-527; 527-565
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  5.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of an emperor facing r., wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. Reverse: IB; cross between the numerals.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IV … VS P … (Our lord Justin or Justinian, eternal). Reverse: None. Mint mark: ΛΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  MIB I 68; MIB I 165

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