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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1312
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):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.67
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0571.
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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

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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