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ID number:  BIRBI-B1012
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  542-547
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  2.11
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7088. A.H. Baldwin, 8th July 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Encircling wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP A (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5). Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB I 203b.

3 Related People

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


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