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Byzantine Empire, Tiberius III Apsimar, Late 698 - Summer 705 A.D.
All coins of Tiberius III are scarce or rare.
After the Arabs took Carthage, the disgruntled army declared Tiberius emperor. He mutilated Leontius (the previous emperor), cutting off his nose, just as Leontius had done to Justinian II. After Justinian II attacked and regained his throne, both Leontius and Tiberius were beheaded.
BZ82678. Bronze follis
341; DOC II part
1, 33; Wroth BMC
18; MIB 80; SBCV
1396, aVF, red and green patina
, well centered
on a ragged flan
2.651g, maximum diameter
21.6mm, die axis
, late 698 - summer 705 A.D.; obverse Tiberius
III standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia
, and long tunic, long cross
in right hand, globus cruciger
in left hand; reverse
large M (40 nummi) between two crosses, Tiberius' monogram
below, SCL in exergue
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Catalog current as of Monday, May 27, 2019.
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