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ID number: BIRBI-B4406
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Justinian II; Syracuse
Place made: Sicily: Syracuse
Date made: 685-695
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 4.15
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 1751. Bought A. H. Baldwin 21st June 1969.
Description: Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross-potent on steps.
Inscriptions: Obverse: NIЧSτI…NЧS P (Justinian Perpetuity) Reverse: VICTORIA AUGЧ θ (Imperial Victory) Mink Mark: CONOB.
Bibliography: DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVIII AV 41a.2; MIB III Justinian II pl.38 Gold 23
Notes: Die appears to have crumbled around inscription in top r. of obv., obscuring the inscription.
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