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ID number:  BIRBI-B4395
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-695
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  7.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: bust of Justinian II facing, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: ANNO (year). Mint mark: …O… . Off. A (1).

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 Justinian II pl.XXXVII AE 18a.1; MIB III Justinian II pl.39 Küpfer 44

Notes:  Excuse tag at top of obv. Attributed to Justinian II, Constantinople, first reign on grounds of wearing chlamys, presence of …O… mint mark suggests Constantinople as location when referenced against other known Constantinopolitan bronzes.

2 Related People

Justinian II
c. 668
7 November 711

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