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ID number:  BIRBI-B4441
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tiberios III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-705
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2618. From the collection of either Professor Sir Charles Oman or Mr. C. C. Oman 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Tiberios facing, bearded, wearing military dress and crown with cross, holding spear across front of body in r. hand, and shield depicting man on horse in l. hand. Reverse: cross potent on steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D TIbERIЧS PE AV (Lord Tiberios eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTO... AVSЧ H (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 AV1g; MIB III Tiberius III Gold 1.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberios III
Byzantine

706
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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