1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 578 - 582

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One (1) solidus coin, Tiberius II Constantinus

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Byzantine Empire, 578 - 582

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Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Tiberius II Constantinus facing front wearing a diadem and cuirassed, holding a globus cruciger and shield.

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Reverse Image: Cross potent set on four steps.

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Date Made: 578 - 582

Maker: Tiberius II Constantine Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Byzantine EmpireCity: Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Byzantine Coins, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection


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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.6067Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.6067

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 2.15 cm; 1/32 in x 27/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-148c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251760

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