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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1131ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  560-561
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  0.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: […] IV[…]S PP (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: I (10). […]NNO X X[…] I[…] II. Mint mark: NIK.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 158; MIB I 118b

2 Related People

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


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