From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-50-384
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Byzantine
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN 270, monastery, Room H
Manufacture Location Antioch (Syria or Turkey?)
Creator Tiberius Constantine
Locus C.N. 270, monastery, Room H
Period Tiberius Constantine
Date Made 578-582 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze
Iconography Tiberius II | Consular Robe | Mappa | Eagle Scepter

Fitzgerald: "Tiberius Constantine, 578-82 AD (Antioch), d. 31 mm. TINTNOS NATAT AVG. Bust facing, wearing consular robes; holds mappa in right and eagle-tipped sceptre in left. Rev.: Large m surmounted by a cross, on left ANNO, on right III. In exergue Theup[olis]."

Newell: Byzantine

“Antioch, Tiberius Constantine, 578-82 AD

Obverse: ANTNOC(??)NATAT AVG. Bust of Tiberius II facing; wears consular robes, holds mappa in r. and eagle-tipped sceptre in l.

Reverse: Large M, surmounted by a cross. On l., ANNO; on r., III. In the exergue, THEUPS."

Outside Diameter 3.1 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number 30-10-307 - Field No SF

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