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ID number:  BIRBI-B4478
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  705-711
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.19
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8193. A. H. Baldwin August 1977.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing, wearing cross crown, holding cross potent on three steps in r. hand. Reverse: M with monogram above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: No inscription visible. Reverse: + … Mint mark: …SN.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 47.

Notes:  Slightly concave; overstruck, unclear what on.

3 Related People

Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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