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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0004
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  538-565
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  9.27
Provenance:  Whitting 8086, 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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DNIVSTINI… (Our lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO X… (Year 12 or later) K (20). Off.Mark: Γ (3)

Bibliography:  MIB I.96

4 Related People

Mardin Hoard



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


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