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ID number:  BIRBI-B0970
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  533-539
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  16.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3029. Spink, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, curiass and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross above, star in l. field and cross in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINIANVS PP AG (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). Mint mark: […]ART.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 283; MIB 1, 185b

3 Related People

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


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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