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ID number: BIRBI-B4391
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Justinian II; Constantinople
Place made: Istanbul
Date made: c.690-695
Diameter (cm): 2.20
Weight (g): 6.01
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 5896. A. H. Baldwin June 1968.
Description: Obverse: Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, cross behind head, holding gospel in left hand and raising right in benediction. Reverse: Justinian bearded standing, facing, wearing loros, holding akakia in left hand and stem of cross potent on two steps.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IhS CRI…ANJIUM (Jesus Christ, King of Kings). Reverse: D IЧSTINI AN ЧS SЄRЧ… (Lord Justinian, servant of Christ). Mint mark: none.
Bibliography: MIB III, 40
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