Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1311
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-578
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  2.30
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1009. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
BIRBI-B1311.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Combined monogram of Justin and Sophia. Reverse: Є.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Officina: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 45

Notes:  Whitting attributes the coin to Justinian I.

4 Related People

Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Viewing Record 1 of 1