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ID number:  BIRBI-B1548
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Carthage
Denomination:  Light Half-Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  567-574
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.08
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5897. A.H. Baldwin, 8th June 1968; "From K. Kress No. 813, May 1968".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with diadem with pendilia, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: Inscription enclosed within a wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTI NVS PP … (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: FELI… / RES / PVBL (Fortunate Republic).

Bibliography:  MIB II 32

3 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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