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ID number:  BIRBI-B1707
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  14.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4940. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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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: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D [retrograde] N TIb CONS … (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: τHЄЧP' Officina: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 46

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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Antioch



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