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ID number:  BIRBI-B4387
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:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  c.690-695
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 804. Bank Leu April 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, cross behind head, raising right in benediction. Reverse: Justinian bearded standing, facing, wearing loros, holding akakia in left hand and stem of cross potent on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …S CRISJDS R… RЄƷ… (Jesus Christ King of Kings). Reverse: …TINI AN …SCRЧ ChRISTI (Lord Justinian, servant of Christ).

Bibliography:  MIB III, 16

3 Related People

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


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