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ID number:  BIRBI-B1092
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half Siliqua
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-550
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2692. A.H. Baldwin, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem and robe with line of pellets. Reverse: Encircling wreath, chirho.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NIAN PP AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 338; MIB I 77

3 Related People

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


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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