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ID number: BIRBI-B1521
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
Place made: Antioch
Date made: 569-570
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 3.01
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0575.
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: V … STI … N … ([Inferred] Our lord Justin, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… IIIII (Year 5). Mint mark: τHЄЧD.
Bibliography: DOC I AE 175
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