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ID number:  BIRBI-B0420
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  13.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: M, cross above, star in l. of field and outward cresent in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...NIVS... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: Є (5). Mint mark: ...ON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XIV AE32, MIB I pl.19 88

2 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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