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ID number:  BIRBI-B4413
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:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1938. Bought Seaby 1949.

Description:  Obverse: Justinian II standing facing, holding cross potent on steps in r. hand. Reverse: N and N of Justinian monogram visible above M denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible. Off. *. Mint Mark: SCL.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XXXIX AE60; MIB III Justinian II pl.40 Küpfer 69.

Notes:  Coin is overstruck on a Constantine IV Syracuse follis DOC II.2 pl.XXXVI AE60.1. K of monogram on rev. cross from globus cruciger, r. hand and plume of helmet visible on obv.

3 Related People

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

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