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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1319
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justin II; Sophia; Constantinople
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-578
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Combined monogram of Justin and Sophia. Reverse: Є.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None. Officina: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 45

Notes:  Whitting attributes the coin to Justinian I.

3 Related People

Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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