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ID number:  BIRBI-B1467
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-566
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  13.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1589.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin facing, wearing cuirass, plumed helmet with trefoil ornament and pendilia, and shield on l. arm; holding in r.hand a globe surmounted with Victoria - Nike, facing Justin, and crowning him with a wreath; and cross in r. of field. Reverse: M with cross above; and a star in the r. of the field, beneath the year.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … VStI PP AVD [in retrograde] (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: τHЄЧP. Officina: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 54b

3 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Antioch



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