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ID number: BIRBI-B4407
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): 1.80
Weight (g): 4.09
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 1260. Bought Herzfelder July 1963.
Description: Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross-potent on steps, H in bottom r.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IUSTINIANI P (Justinian Perpetuity) Reverse: VICTOnIA AUGU θ (Imperial Victory) Mint Mark: CONOB.
Bibliography: MIB III Justinian II pl.46 Gold 14 (same coin); DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVIII AV 44a
Notes: Unclear if from first or second reign. First reign according to DOC and second reign according to MIB. DOC reasons seems more sound.
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