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ID number:  BIRBI-B1287
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Sophia; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  576-577
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  11.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2962. A.H. Baldwin, 23rd July 1955
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Description:  Obverse: Justin and Sophia, nimbate, seated on a lyre-backed double throne facing; Sophia holding a cross sceptre in l. hand, Justin holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … ([Inferred] Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… XII (Year 12). Mint mark: …O… Officina: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 43a

4 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
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