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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0003
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Justinian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  539-540
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  8.04
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8085, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: frontal bust of Justinian I, with cuirass and helmet, holding globus cruciger and shield, cross in r. field. Reverse: Cross above denomination mark, laurel wreath border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVSTINI…AVI (Our lord, Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XIII (Year 13) K (20) OΠ (Theoupolis)

Bibliography:  MIB I.154b

4 Related People

Mardin Hoard



Antioch



Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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