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ID number:  BIRBI-B0215
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Antioch
Denomination:  Half-follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  6.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3225. Spink, March 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Long cross in l. field, stars above and below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […]TI […]S PP AVC (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: A[…] Control mark: Γ(3).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 50; MIB I, 61.2

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Antioch



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