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ID number:  BIRBI-B4442
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:  Semissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-705
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0329. Bought Cunningham Februrary 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: elongated globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …RIЧS PE AV (Tiberios eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTO…A AVSЧ S (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XLI AV3.2; MIB III Tiberius III pl.43 Gold 7.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Tiberios III
Byzantine

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