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ID number:  BIRBI-B1622
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2451. Ex P.D. Whitting Collection 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius, facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: Cross potent on four steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m TIb CONS TANT PP AVC (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: I (10).

Bibliography:  MIB II 4

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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