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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0918
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  546-561
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.52
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3273. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicates 235, 27th November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross on central arm of Є, horned circle in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […]N IVSTINI ANVSIII (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 270; MIB 1, 162

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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