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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4379
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):  1.90
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1166. Glendining 13th February 1963, lot 127.
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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: …SJNIA NЧS PЄ AV (Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: …AVҀЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: θ (9). Mint mark: CONOB Γ.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 7

3 Related People

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


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