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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4411
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:  705-711
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1109. Bought Seaby April 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: profile of Justinian II, bearded, wearing chlamys and diadem. Reverse: cross-potent, with N in r. of field and θ in l. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: d IЧITINI… (Lord Justinian) Reverse: VICTOR… (Victoria) Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.46 Gold 23; DOC II.2 pl.XXXVIII AV50b.1.

3 Related People

Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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