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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0843
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:  Half-follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-529
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  9.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7073. A.H. Baldwin, 8th July 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΔN IVST[…]IS PP AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: ANTX. Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 203; MIB I, 132

3 Related People

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



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