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ID number:  BIRBI-B1729
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  580-581
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.79
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4644. Spink, 3rd march 1964.
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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: XX, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m TIO … NT PP AV (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: P (with a tail).

Bibliography:  MIB II 52

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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