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ID number:  BIRBI-B4405
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):  2.50
Weight (g):  6.89
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7768. Bought A. H. Baldwin 4th March 1971.
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Description:  Obverse: standing figure of Justinian II wearing jewelled chlamys (?), globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l., with elongated globus crucigers to l. and r. of figure. Reverse: I to l. of denomination mark M and ω to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible. Mint Mark: KΓω.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVIII AE 34; MIB III Justinian II pl.40 Küpfer 58

Notes:  Coin is overstuck on an earlier Carthagian follis, with arched M with cross above of earlier coin visible on obv.

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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