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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4493
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):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1221. Spink 7th June 1963.
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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: ɔN APT…ASTASIЧS MЧL (Our lord Artemios Anastasios, many years). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Hθ (8, 9). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 3.

3 Related People

Anastasios II
Byzantine

719
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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