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ID number:  BIRBI-B1203
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-578
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2151. A.H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. wearing diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Reverse: Justin standing facing r. wearing military costume, holding spear in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand, star in r. field.
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Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI NVS PP AVI (Our lord Justin, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: CLOR[…] MANORVM (Glory of the Romans). Mint mark: COB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 18; MIB II 30

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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