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ID number:  BIRBI-B1120
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  540-541
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  8.57
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0109. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicates 228, 27th November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device. Reverse: Cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: K (20). ANNO XIIII (Year 14). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 64; MIB I 96

Notes:  Does not appear to be listed in either DOC or MIB.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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