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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1313
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justin II; Sophia; Constantinople
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-578
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  1.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1933. Presented by Mr C.C. Oman, 1936.
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Description:  Obverse: Combined monogram of Justin and Sophia. Reverse: Є.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Officina: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 45

Notes:  Haines attributes the coin to Justinian I.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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