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ID number:  BIRBI-B1666
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):  2.80
Weight (g):  6.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B1666.jpg

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: . m Tb CO NTANT PP ... (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CON. Officina: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 30

Notes:  Doublestruck

2 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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