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ID number:  BIRBI-B2043
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haine Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  588-589
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 792. Ex. Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … V … TIb PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ЧII (Year 7). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 113D

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Thessalonica



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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