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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1017
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian I; Carthage
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  542-547
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  1.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B1017.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Encircling wreath, cross in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] PP AVS (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 300; MIB I 203a

2 Related People

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


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