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ID number:  BIRBI-B1663
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  6.24
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2186. A.H. Baldwin, 1942.
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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: XX, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m Tb CO... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CON. Officina: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 30

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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