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ID number:  BIRBI-B4408
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Syracuse
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0903. Bought Spink June 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: profile of Justinian II, bearded, wearing chlamys and diadem. Reverse: cross-potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d…STI (Lord Justinian). Reverse: VICTORIA AUYЧ θ (Imperial Victory) Mink Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.38 Gold 27.2; DOC II.2 pl.XXXVIII AV50b.1.

3 Related People

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


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