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ID number:  BIRBI-B1749
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1821. Spink, February 1951.
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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 … AN PP AV ... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: R…M.

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

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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