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ID number:  BIRBI-B4438
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberios III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-705
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0328. Bought Seaby July 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Tiberios facing, bearded, wearing military dress and crown with cross, holding spear across front of body in r. hand, and shield depicting man on horse in l. hand. Reverse: cross potent on steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D TIbERIЧS PE AV (Lord Tiberios eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ S (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XLI AV1c; MIB III Tiberius III pl.43 Gold N4.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Tiberios III
Byzantine

706
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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