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ID number:  BIRBI-B0613
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Boeotia Hoard
Maker:  Justinian I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  556-557
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  17.89
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3369. E.S. Sepheriades, Athens, 1957. "From a hoard in Boeotia".
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing curiass 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 XXX (year 30). Off: A (1). Mint mark: NIKO.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXIX AE136a.2, MIB 1 pl. 22 113b

4 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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



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