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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4492
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anastasios II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  713-715
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1446. A. H. Baldwin April 1965, ‘from Istanbul’.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Anastasios bearded, facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l.. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IN APTЄMIЧS A NASTASIЧS MЧL (Our lord Artemios Anastasios, many years). Reverse: VICTORIA …SЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Δθ (4, 9). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 3.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Anastasios II
Byzantine

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