Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1621
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0223. Christie 19th November 1951.
BIRBI-B1621.jpg

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: ... m TIb CONS TANT PP AVC (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI Λ AVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Θ (9).

Bibliography:  MIB II 4

3 Related People

Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Viewing Record 1 of 1