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ID number:  BIRBI-B1723
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:  581-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  11.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6988. A.H. Baldwin, 8th July 1969; "from Greece."
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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.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … S [on its side] IONƧITAPPTIV (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ...NNO ϚII (Year 8). Mint mark: τHЄЧP'.

Notes:  Counterfeit?

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Antioch



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