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ID number:  BIRBI-B4394
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:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  694-695
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  8.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0265. Bought A. H. Baldwin 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, wearing chlamys, and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and cross at l. shoulder. Reverse: M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IUSTINI…HЧs (Justinian) Reverse: …NO uIIII (year 9). Mint mark: C… . Off. A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.39 Küpfer 44.2; DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVII AE 18a.3

Notes:  Coin is overstruck on coin of Constantine IV. Hand of Constantine IV holding spear visible at top r. of obv. And …NN… of ANNO present bottom r. of rev. Flan much larger than dies.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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