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ID number:  BIRBI-B1601
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  579
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 571. Spink, September 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Tiberius, wearing loros scarf over chlamys and cross crown with pendilia, in r. hand mappa, in l. hand sceptre topped by eagle and cross. Reverse: Cross potent on four steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTA ЧC ЧIЧ FELIX (Constantine Augustus living fortunate). Reverse: UICTORTI bЄRIAUS (Victory to Tiberius). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. LX AV2, MIB 2 pl. 11 2

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