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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4476
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:  Half follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  705-706
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  6.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3022.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian bearded, facing, wearing loros and cross crown, holding cross potent on two steps in r. hand. Reverse: K with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: >IUI T… (Our lord Justinian). Reverse: ANNO … (Year). Officina: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB III, 44a.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
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