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ID number:  BIRBI-B1664
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  6.01
Axis (degrees):  0.00
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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: XX, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …T PP AV. (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CON. Officina: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 30

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Tiberius II
Byzantine

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