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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4458
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberios III; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  702-705
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.15
Weight (g):  2.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5448. Bought Spink 3rd March 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Tiberios standing, wearing military dress, holding globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: M denomination mark, with emperor's monogram above, star below, and cross to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible. Mint Mark: SC…

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XLII AE33.2; MIB III Tiberius pl.45 Küpfer 80.

Notes:  This type is known to be later due to overstriking evidence (MIB III p.190). Hahn's dating is used here but it is not certain.

3 Related People

Tiberios III
Byzantine

706
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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