Solidus of Tiberius III

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 698–705


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.701

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Tiberius III facing, with short beard, wearing crown and cuirass, and holding spear and shield.
DTIBERI USPE AU
Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.
VICTORIA AVGUA CONOB in exergue

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)