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ID number:  BIRBI-B1701
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  6.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2298. Hugh de Sausmarez Shortt, May 1953
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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 TIb C... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: None. NI... Officina: ... (Untranslatable Officina).

Bibliography:  MIB II 38

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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