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ID number:  BIRBI-B1743
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Lightweight 1/4 Siliqua
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.10
Weight (g):  0.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1489. Christie, 12th November 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius facing r., wearing garment and loros scarf, wearing a diadem. Reverse: Cross potent on two steps in wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N COSTA NTIN VIPA (Our lord Constantine, live for [many] years). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 22

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Tiberius II
Byzantine

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