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ID number:  BIRBI-B1731
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-579
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7765. A.H. Baldwin, 4th March 1971
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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; cross to the r. Reverse: X, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … CON TA … PP ... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: P (with a tail).

Bibliography:  MIB II 57

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Antioch



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