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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0852
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:  536-539
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  6.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4633. Dorothy Wood, 1964, from Mersin.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross in l. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […]STIN[…]ANVS PP AV (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark: ΘVΠOΛS. Control mark: B(2).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 214; MIB I, 136

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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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