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ID number:  BIRBI-B0456
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Boeotia Hoard
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  541-542
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  4.00
Weight (g):  22.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3364. E.S. Sepheriades, Athens, 1957. "From a hoard in Boetia."
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XЧ (year 15). Off: Γ (3). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XVII AE40c.1, MIB I pl.20 95b

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Boeotia Hoard



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