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ID number:  BIRBI-B2035
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-583
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  6.04
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3498.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N … I … P AI ([Inferred] Our lord Tiberius Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 112B

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Thessalonica



Maurice
Byzantine
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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