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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0365
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-565
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.36
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 501. W.S. Lincoln & Son 1921.
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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 ΛVCVCTORV-I (Victory of the Emperors). Mint mark: CONOB.

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

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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