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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4463
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian II; Tiberios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  706-711
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2157. Spink 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Emanuel facing, cross behind head, holding gospel in l. hand and raising r. in benediction. Reverse: Half figures of Justinian, bearded, and Tiberios, beardless, facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding the cross potent on two steps between them.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dN IhS ChS RЄX RЄCNANTIЧM (Jesus Christ, King of Kings). Reverse: CN IЧSTINIAN ЧS ЄT TIbЄRIЧS PPA- (Our lords Justinian and Tiberios, eternal Augusti).

Bibliography:  MIB III, 2a.

4 Related People

Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Tiberios
Byzantine
c.705
711
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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