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ID number:  BIRBI-B4445
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:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-699
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1913. Bought Cunningham Februrary 1951.
BIRBI-B4445.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Tiberios facing , wearing military dress and crown with cross, holding spear across front of body in r. hand. Reverse: M denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...IbERI OP PE AV (Tiberios eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Off. A. Mint Mark: CON.

Bibliography:  MIB III Tiberius pl.45 Küpfer 73; DOC II.2 pl.XLI AE8c.

Notes:  Obverse iconography differs slightly from MIB III Tiberius pl.45 Küpfer 73 with only two letters of the inscription appearing after the spear, rather than three.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberios III
Byzantine

706
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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