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ID number:  BIRBI-B1635
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-579
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  17.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1399. W.S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Tiberius facing, wearing cross crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r.hand, and eagle-topped sceptre with cross atop eagle in l.hand. Reverse: Arched M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m TIb CONS TANT PP AVI (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: CON. Officina: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 25

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Tiberius II
Byzantine

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