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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1739
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1038 - Herzfelder May 1961, from N. Africa.
BIRBI-B1739.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius facing wearing cuirass, paludamentum and a jewelled cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and shield on l. shoulder. Reverse: Cross potent on four steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dm Tib CONS TANT PP AV ANN (Our Lord Tiberius Constantine eternal Augustus many years). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: IЄ (15). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 14

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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