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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0366
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-565
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1679. From Beirut in 1955, ex J.R.Stewart collection, 45, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justining r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: Victory advancing, head turned l., holding in r. hand wreath, in l. hand globus cruciger. Star in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCVSTORVM (Victory of the Emperors). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XIII AV19, MIB 1 pl.14 19

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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