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ID number:  BIRBI-B1619
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Steni Hoard
Maker:  Tiberius II; Alexandria
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Lower Egypt: Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1637. ex James R. Stewart Collection 30th January 1968, previously Steni Hoard 1946
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius, facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: Cross potent on four steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D m TIb CONS TANT PP AVC (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: H (8).

Bibliography:  MIB II pl.11 10.1 (exact coin)

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