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ID number:  BIRBI-B0947
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Carthage
Denomination:  Heavy Half-Siliqua or 50 Denarii
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  537-552
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  1.21
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4921. Sotheby, 12th April 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Wreath encircling mongram, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] ANVS PP AV (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Mint mark: S.

Bibliography:  MIB 1, 53

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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