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ID number:  BIRBI-B1346
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Sophia; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  575-576
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  6.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0146. A.H. Baldwin, November 1952.
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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 cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N … ST … S P … (Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XI (Year 11). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 70a

4 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Thessalonica



Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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