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ID number:  BIRBI-B1665
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.44
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1829.
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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: o m ...b CO NTAN... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: ...N.

Bibliography:  MIB II 30

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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