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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0949
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 Quarter-Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  533-552
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.10
Weight (g):  0.53
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2930. B.A. Seaby, 11th February 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Wreath encircling cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: V O M T (Vows [from the emperor's accession] many [for the future] (corruption of numbers)).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 282; MIB 1, 52

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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