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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1126
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian I; Ravenna
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  552-565
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Chi through Iota.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] ANVS PP […] (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 368; MIB I 239

2 Related People

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


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