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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.1027
People
Tiberius III, Byzantine (r. 698 - 705)
Title
Coin of Tiberius III
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
698-705 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/75300
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.11 g
Denomination
semissis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DTIbERI YSPE AV
  • Reverse Inscription: VICTORIA AVSYS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 2.2, 3.3 (p. 627)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.1027
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust facing, with close beard, wearing cuirass and crown with cross on circlet. In r. hand, spear held before body. On l. shoulder, shield with horseman device.

Rev.: Cross potent on globe.

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