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ID number: BIRBI-B3639
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Herakleios I; Justinian I; Sicily; Constantinople
Place made: Europe: Italy, Sicily; Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 616-629; 527-537
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 3.2
Weight (g): 13.88
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 3100. A.H. Baldwin, December 1956.
Description: Obverse: (Original) Bust of Justinian 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 star with a pellet above in the r. of the field. A star with a pellet above in the l. of the field. (Countermark) None.
Inscriptions: Obverse: (Original) D N I … Λ … ANV … (Our lord Justinian). (Countermark) None. Reverse: (Original) None. Mint mark: C … N. Control mark: None visible. (Countermark) None. Mint mark: S …
Bibliography: (Original) MIB I 86; (Countermark) MIB III Km.4