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ID number:  BIRBI-B0770
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  531-536
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  16.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1258.
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Description:  Obverse: Justinian enthroned with feet on platform, facing, wearing trefoil crown with pendilia, holding sceptre in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: M surmounted by cross with a star to l. and to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTINI ANVS PP AVS (Our lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: + THEЧP.

Bibliography:  MIB I 129 var.

Notes:  Variant to MIB 129 because no officina mark.

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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