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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1525
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Sophia; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  572-573
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3247. Spink, 24th October 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin and Sophia, nimbate, seated on a lyre-backed double throne facing; Sophia wearing a trefoil ornament, holding a sceptre in l. hand; Justin wearing a trefoil ornament, holding a sceptre in r. hand; globus cruciger positioned in between them, Sophia holding it with her r. hand, and Justin with his l. hand. Reverse: I with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VANC … TLC … (garbled inscription). Reverse: ANNO ϚII (Year 8). Mint mark: τHЄЧP'.

Bibliography:  DOC I AE 179

4 Related People

Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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