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ID number:  BIRBI-B4500
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anastasios II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  713-715
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 547. ex British Museum June 1956.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ɔ N APT… (Our Lord Artemios Anastasios). Reverse: VICTORIA A… (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOP.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 24.

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Anastasios II
Byzantine

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Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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