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ID number:  BIRBI-B4422
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1081. Vinchen December 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, bearded, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Cross potent, with θ in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dN IVIV INΛNO PC (Our Lord Justinian eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A IVSTO (Imperial Victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III Justinian II pl.39 Gold N.36.

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project. Hahn notes as Ravenna, nothing comparable in DOC.

3 Related People

Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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