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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0002
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Justin I; Nicomedia
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  518-527
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  4.61
Provenance:  Whitting 8084, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin I, facing r. with paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: Cross to l. of denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …IVST…VI (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: K (20). Mint mark NIK.

Bibliography:  MIB I.42a

3 Related People

Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



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