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ID number:  BIRBI-B1690
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Ino Anastasia; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  580-581
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.76
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0612.
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Description:  Obverse: Tiberius and Anastasia, nimbate, seated on a lyre-backed double throne facing; Anastasia wearing a trefoil crown and holding sceptre in l. hand, Tiberius wearing diadem and holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m TIb CONS TANT PP V (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN. ЧII (Year 7). Officina: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 65

Notes:  Vestiges of overstriking on reverse, the small pellet between the perpendicular limbs of the K may be part of this overstriking, or may be a blundered part of the date, i.e. Year 8 not Year 7.

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