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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0373
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Double Siliqua
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4078. A.H. Baldwin 22nd August 1963, (F.W.B.)
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and plumed helmet. Reverse: Emperor standing facing, head turned r., in military dress with spear in r. hand and globus cruiger in l. hand. Star in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: CCOΠIAMO MANORVM (Glory of the Romans). Mint mark: COB.

Bibliography:  DOC I pl. XIII AR24, MIB 1 pl.17 49

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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