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ID number:  BIRBI-B1691
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  579-580
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  15.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5313. A.H. Baldwin, 17th May 1966. "From Syria via Istanbul"
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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: ...TA...P AVI (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: NIKO. Officina: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 35

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

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


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