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.

Storytelling in the Galleries

Saturday 19 October

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Autumn Patron Events

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Autumn Member Events

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Get Involved! Taking Part and Volunteering Afternoon

Tuesday 22 October, 4 - 6pm

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