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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4468
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  705-706
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0331. Spink October 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Emanuel facing, cross behind head, holding gospel in l. hand and raising r. in benediction. Reverse: Bust of Justinian bearded, facing, wearing loros and crown, holding cross potent in r. hand and patriarchal globus cruciger inscribed with PAX in l..

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dN IhS ChS RЄ X RЄCNANTIЧ (Jesus Christ, King of Kings). Reverse: Inscription too worn to be legible.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 5.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
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