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ID number:  BIRBI-B0845
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Half-follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  529-531
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  7.55
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Not clear which collection this is from, but at some point gifted from Kakouli, Nicosia, May 1947.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […]STINI ANVS PP AVI (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: THЄЧᵒ. Control mark: A(1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 208 (for reverse type, 203 for obverse type); MIB I, 134

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Antioch



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