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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4390
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:  685-c.690
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1091. A. H. Baldwin February 1962 ‘from a wartime collection’.
BIRBI-B4390.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian bearded, facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in right hand. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D IЧST INIANV (Lord Justinian). Reverse: VICT OR AV (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 15

Notes:  Imitation? Style looks possibly Ravennan (unrecorded type).

3 Related People

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


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