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ID number:  BIRBI-B1508
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
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  571-572
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  5.76
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3114. Spink, January 1957. "From Cyprus 1956".
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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: K with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: V N TIΓ TPVTC (garbled inscription). Reverse: ANNO ЧII (Year 7). Mint mark: P, with tail.

Bibliography:  MIB II 60a

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Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Sophia
Byzantine
Before 530
After 600
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