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ID number:  BIRBI-B1592
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  567-568
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0107.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing, wearing helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross enclosed in a wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVSTI … VS PP … (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 88

3 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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