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40 nummi (follis) of Tiberius II

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Obverse: bust of Tiberius II facing, wearing crown with cross and consular robes; in right hand, mappa; in left hand, eagle-topped scepter. DNTIBCONS TAN[TPPAVC] Reverse: M small cross above ANNO to left; U to right; in exergue, THEUP

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941 and 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 579

Mint

Antioch

Accession Number

65.286

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins