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ID number:  BIRBI-B1095
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half siliqua
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-565
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  0.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4561. B. A. Seaby October 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: Chirho atop globe with a star to l. and to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTI NIAN… (Our lord Justinian). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB I 78

3 Related People

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


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