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ID number:  BIRBI-B2038
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:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  6.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3253. B.A. Seaby, 24th October 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVR … b PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO II (Year 2). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 112D

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