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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.651
People
Tiberius II, Byzantine (r. 578 - 582 CE)
Title
Coin of Tiberius II
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
579-582 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/145973
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.92 g
Denomination
decanummium
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: CO TAVPPAV
  • Reverse Inscription: Large, Broad "X"
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 20b.9 (p. 275)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.651
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust facing, in cuirass and crown with cross on circlet.
Rev.: X. Above, cross.

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