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ID number:  BIRBI-B1505
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-566
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.06
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4920. Spink, April 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin facing, bearded, wearing cuirass, helmet with trefoil ornament and pendilia, holding in r.hand a globe surmounted with Victoria - Nike, facing Justin and crowning him with a wreath, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm; cross in r. of field. Reverse: K with cross above; a star on either side of the year.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … A … ([Inferred] Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: P, with tail.

Bibliography:  MIB II 58, obverse type 58c, reverse type 58b

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