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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1748
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tiberius II; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 772. 1924, ex. Edward Shepherd Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and trefoil crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: XX, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ... m TIb CO NSTA … V ... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: ROM.

Bibliography:  MIB II 73 (Moneta Militaris Imitativa), DOC I AE 61a-c

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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