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ID number:  BIRBI-B1728
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tiberius II; Antioch
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  580-581
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 931. Rev. E. Gantz, M.A. 1927.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross crown with pendilia, holding mappa in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm; cross to the r. Reverse: XX, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ Π TIO CIS [on its side] S [on its side] T... PP V… ([inferred] Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: P (with a tail).

Bibliography:  MIB II pl. 15 53 (exact coin)

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Tiberius II
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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