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ID number:  BIRBI-B4449
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:  698-705
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  8.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1914. Bought Cunningham February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Tiberios facing , wearing military dress and crown, holding spear across front of body in r. hand. Reverse: M denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: TIIER…OS IE (Tiberios). Reverse: …NNO (Year). Off. Г. Mint Mark: CO…

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

Notes:  Coin overstruck on Constantine IV Constantinopolitan 20 nummi type AE35, visible on reverse. Potential unidentified second undertype with mint mark T on rev and bust with loros on obv.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberios III
Byzantine

706
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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