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ID number:  BIRBI-B4403
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:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  687-695
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  9.03
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3095. Bought Seaby October 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown. Reverse: cross above M denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ONST…NN…NVSAGSTVON (Our Lord Justinian Augustus). Reverse: None visible. Mint Mark: KΓω.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVIII AE 30.1; MIB III Justinian II pl.40 Küpfer 53

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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