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Solidus (Coin) of Tiberius II Constantinus

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Solidus (Coin) of Tiberius II Constantinus

Place

Roman Empire (Artist's nationality:)

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Struck 578 CE–582 CE

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1940.12

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