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ID number:  BIRBI-B0836
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  559-560
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  20.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 755. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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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: Cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP A (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). ANNO XXXIII (Year 33). Mint mark: T[…]P. Control mark: Γ(3).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 229b.1; MIB I, 147a

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Antioch



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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