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Solidus (Coin) of Tiberius II Constantinus

A work made of gold.
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Date:

578–582

Artist:

Byzantine

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts two busts, facing front. The head on the left has a long beard. On the back (reverse), two busts, facing front, are shown. Between them is a cross on two steps.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Solidus (Coin) of Tiberius II Constantinus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

Struck 578 CE–582 CE

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

Diam. 1.1 cm; 4.39 g

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1940.12

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