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ID number:  BIRBI-B1034
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Rome
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  542-546
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 458. A.H. Baldwin, 13th April 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger. Reverse: Victory, winged, draped, standing facing, supporting long chrismon in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand, six-pointed star in r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOK. Control mark: Z (7).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 320f; MIB I 34

Notes:  Pierced at top of obverse/bottom of reverse.

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Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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