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ID number:  BIRBI-B4451
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Tiberios III; Sardinia
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Sardinia
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  698-705
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  4.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  0155B. Bought A.H. Baldwin 1975.

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, with + to l. and S to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …PE AV (eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTOR… …SY (Imperial Victory). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XLII AV15; MIB III Tiberius pl.43 Gold 13.

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