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ID number:  BIRBI-B4400
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.30
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0615. Bought Glendining 8th March 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, beardless, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross-potent on steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IUSTINIANDS ΓcN (Justinian eternal Augustus). Reverse: VNTON AUG P E (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.38 Gold 18a.

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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