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ID number:  BIRBI-B1708
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):  3.20
Weight (g):  14.87
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3919. A.H. Baldwin, January 1961.
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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; and cross r. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D [retrograde] N T... STAT PP AS [ligature line above S] (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: τHЄЧP' Officina: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 46 (var.)

Notes:  The inscription is an unrecorded variant, note the ligature line above the S - this is unusual.

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