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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4461
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberios III; Gisulf I; Beneventum
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Benevento
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-705
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  1.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1804. Bought A. H. Baldwin 1st May 1972, per Hecht.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Tiberios facing, wearing military dress, holding spear across front of body in r. hand, and shield depicting man on horse in l. hand. Reverse: cross potent with G to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D TIbEPIP(reversed)S PE AV (Tiberios eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICT ΛSVЧ (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III Tiberius pl.45 Gold B2.

Notes:  Gisulf I of Beneventum in the name of Tiberios III.

4 Related People

Gisulf I
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Tiberios III
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706
Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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Beneventum
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