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ID number:  BIRBI-B4421
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Rome
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1803. Bought A. H. Baldwin 1st April 1972.
BIRBI-B4421.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, bearded, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЧITI...ΠIS C AV (Justinian eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICIOI AЧЧ θ (Imperial Victory) Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.39 Gold 33.

Notes:  Hahn notes as Rome, nothing comparable in DOC. Coin appears to be plugged with silvery material.

3 Related People

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


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