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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1303
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin II; Sophia; Constantine in Numidia
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Constantine
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  572-573
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  5.34
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 930. Rev. E. Gantz M.A., 1927.
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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: K with chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N … ST… V … (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… ϚII (Year 8). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I AE 205.1-2; MIB II 91 (var) (Montea Militaris Imitativa)

4 Related People

Constantine in Numidia
Byzantine


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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