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ID number:  BIRBI-B4443
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:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-705
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  1.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0564. Bought Spink July 1956.
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D …RI…S PO AV (Lord Tiberios eternal Augustus). Reverse: V…CTORIA AVSЧ S (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: …N…

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XLI AV4.2; MIB III Tiberius III pl.43 Gold 8.

3 Related People

Tiberios III
Byzantine

706
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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