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ID number:  BIRBI-B1681
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  579-580
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.70
Weight (g):  17.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 714. Spink 1924.
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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 … P ... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: KYZ. Officina: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 41

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Kyzikos



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Tiberius II
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