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ID number:  BIRBI-B1738
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Carthage 1945 Hoard
Maker:  Tiberius II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1579. 5th October 1966, from the Carthage 1945 Hoard, number 37.
BIRBI-B1738.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Tiberius facing wearing cuirass and diadem with cross and pendilia holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross potent on 4 steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …Ib CONS TANT PPAVANH (Our Lord Tiberius Constantine eternal Augustus many years). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: IЄ (15). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 14

Notes:  Has been XRF tested as part of 'All That Glitters' project.

4 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Carthage 1945 Hoard



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