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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4469
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:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  705-706
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  5.93
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2951.
BIRBI-B4469.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian bearded, facing, wearing loros and cross crown, holding something with a cross in r. hand and patriarchal globus cruciger in l.. Reverse: M with monogram above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: No inscription visible. Reverse: …NO … (Year). Officina: Δ (4). Mint mark CO…

Bibliography:  MIB III, 42 (var.).

Notes:  Overstruck, unclear on what.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
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