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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3637
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Justin I; Sicily; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily; Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  616-629; 518-522
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  15.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 746. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: (Original) Bust of Justin I facing r., wearing cuirass and paludamentum. (Countermark) Bust of Herakleios facing, bearded, wearing paludamentum, and cross-topped crown; monogram of Herakleios to the r. Reverse: (Original) M; cross above. A cross in the r. of the field. A cross in the l. of the field. (Countermark) None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: (Original) D N IVST INV … (Our lord Justin). (Countermark) None. Reverse: (Original) None. Mint mark: C … Control mark: Є (5). (Countermark) None. Mint mark: SCLs.

Bibliography:  (Original) MIB I 13; (Countermark) MIB III Km.4

5 Related People

Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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