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Tiberios III, Gold, Solidus, Constantinople, 698-705

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Tiberios III with close beard, wearing cuirass and crown with cross on circlet. Spear held before body in right hand, shield with horseman device on left shoulder.

DIERI-SPE-V

Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTORI-VEC

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Tiberios III with close beard, wearing cuirass and crown with cross on circlet. Spear held before body in right hand, shield with horseman device on left shoulder.

DIERI-SPE-V

Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTORI-VEC

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.1969.4
Ruler Tiberios III
Date of Reign 698–705
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Constantinople
Date 698705
Diameter 19.0 mm
Weight 4.43 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

As DOC 2.2:627, no. (2c) (cited from Wroth and Tolstoi).

MIB 3:269, no. 3 (citing this coin as DO [n.a.]).

Acquisition History

From Glendining Sale, 27 November 1968, lot 29