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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-A-B071
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Ifriqiya
Denomination:  Dinar
Place made:  Tunisia
Culture:  Arabic
Date made:  AH 48-76/AD 668-696
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 442 - bt A. H. Baldwin 7th October 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust 3/4 r. wearing cuirass, paludamentum and plumed helmet, holding spear transversely behind head in r. hand. Pellet in r.of field. Reverse: Cross potent with D on lower limb, on three steps, I in l. of field, large pellet in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DO N… (Constantine). Reverse: ЧICTOR A AVҀV (Imperial Victory). Mint mark: ƆOИOB[reversed].

Bibliography:  cf. DOC II.2 p. 547 48 var

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

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Ifriqiya



Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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