40 nummi (follis) of Tiberius II

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 579


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 13.28 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.286

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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