barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Eastern Medieval

The Barber collection has significant strengths in eastern medieval coinage, including some unique examples of early Arab-Byzantine issues, a large selection of Sasanian coinage, extensive holdings of Turkmen coins and a range of Georgian and Armenian coinage. Elements of this collection are the focus of the 2013-14 numismatic exhibition Faith and Fortune: visualizing the divine on Byzantine and early Islamic coinage.

Review / Preview 2020

Sunday 1 March 2020

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Writing Workshops

Monthly Saturdays

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Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827)

The Death of the Children of Niobe

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Eric Gill (1882-1940)

The Swineherd

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