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ID number:  BIRBI-B1128ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  539-540
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  4.10
Weight (g):  20.72
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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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 IVSTINI ANVS PP AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: M (40). ANNO X III (Year 13). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  DOC I. 38a; MIB I 95

2 Related People

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


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