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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4377
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):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1527. A. H. Baldwin 28th April 1966, ex Dr. Protonotarios ‘almost certainly found in Greece’.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian bearded, facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in right hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D IЧSJ… NЧS PЄ AV (Lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: …ICTORIA AVҀЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: I (10). Mint mark: …ONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 6

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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