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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4373
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-c.690
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0039. Cahn (Basle) July 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian beardless, facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in right hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IЧSJINIA NЧS PЄ AV (Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVҀЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Γ (3). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 2

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
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