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Solidus of Tiberius II

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Obverse: crowned and cuirassed bust of Tiberius II facing, holding globus cruciger and shield. On left shoulder, shield with horseman device. DMTIBCONS TANTPPAVC Reverse: cross potent on four steps. VICTORI AAVCCS In exergue CONOB

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. 579–582

Mint

Constantinople

Accession Number

65.285

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins