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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4494
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:  Semissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  713-715
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.22
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1194. Herzfelder June 1962.
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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: Elongated globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ɔN APTЄMIЧS A NASTASIЧS MЧ (Our lord Artemios Anastasios, many years). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: S (6).

Bibliography:  MIB III, 5.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Anastasios II
Byzantine

719
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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