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Follis: CM.6693-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Tiberius II (578-582)
Mint: Constantinople
State: Roman Empire




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt. F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, ix.1994, for $45.00, ex CNA XIX, 19.ii.1992 no. 201.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 31.46 mm
Image(width): 31.33 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Constantinople

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust


578 - 579


Mint mark CONA

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Die Axis 225 degrees Weight 11.99 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Cross-diademed bust of Tiberius facing in consular robes with cross on globe and mappa

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: M central dividing regnal year, cross above, mint-mark in exergue

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6693-2007
Primary reference Number: 166256
MIB: 2.105.25
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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