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ID number:  BIRBI-B4399
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Tunis 1954 Hoard
Maker:  Justinian II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  15.0
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0523. Bought A. H. Baldwin 21st November 1954, from Tunis 1954 Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, beardless, wearing chlamys and crossed crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross-potent on steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IυSTONANυS Pϵ ANI (Justinian for many years). Reverse: IICTORI AVVυ (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.38 Gold 18b.

Notes:  Has been XRF tested as part of 'All That Glitters' project.

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Tunis 1954 Hoard



Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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