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ID number:  BIRBI-B1715
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:  580-581
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  12.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4049. A.H. Baldwin, June 1962.
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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: ∂ m TIb CON ... ANT PP [both Ps in retrograde] AV- (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: τHЄЧP'.

Bibliography:  MIB II 47a

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