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ID number:  BIRBI-B1646
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:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  580-581
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  11.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4665. Glendining, 14th April 1964, No. 126.
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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: D m TIb CO NTA... PP AVI (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: CON. Officina: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 25

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

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Constantinople
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