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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.

Sights of Wonder

Digital exhibition - From Friday 12 June 2020

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Unknown English artist (16th century)

Saint James the Great

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Sounds of Nocturnes

Hear an original composition created for Barber Lates

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