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ID number:  BIRBI-B4404
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):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4730. P.W. Selby 18th July 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, wearing chlamys. Reverse: K present to l. of M denomination mark, θΔ above M denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVIII AE 32; MIB III Justinian II pl.40 Küpfer 55

Notes:  Coin heavily worn, struck off centre to bottom l. of rev. Coin identitied via θΔ above M denomination mark, matching DOC class 4 on whose coins more inscription can be seen.

3 Related People

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


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