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ID number:  BIRBI-B1740
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Tiberius II; Carthage
Denomination:  Half-Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  1.08
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5436. A.H. Baldwin, December 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with diadem with pendilia, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: Cross, with a pellet in the upper r. quadrant, and a pellet in the upper l. quadrant.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … S PP A (Our lord Tiberius, Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: LV X M/UNDI (Light of the World).

Bibliography:  MIB II 20

3 Related People

Tiberius II
Byzantine

582
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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