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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1020
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Carthage
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  542-547
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  2.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 790. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Encircling wreath, cross in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN IAN PP (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 300; MIB I 203a

Notes:  Attributed by Haines to Constantinople mint.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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