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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1022
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:  547-552
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.14
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1084. Glendining, 3rd May 1951, ex lots 110/112
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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 IVSTI[…]VS PP A (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Є (5). VICTORIA AC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CAR.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 306; MIB I 204

3 Related People

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


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