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ID number:  BIRBI-B1730
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1832. Seaby 1949.
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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; cross to the r. Reverse: I.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … TANT bb AS (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: … ЄUP.

Bibliography:  MIB II pl.15 56 (exact coin)

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