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ID number:  BIRBI-B1204
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-578
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4077. As Justin I. A.H. Baldwin, 22nd August 1963 (F.W.B.)
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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: CLORIA R[…] MANORVM (Glory of the Romans). Mint mark: COB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 18; MIB II 30

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Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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