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ID number:  BIRBI-B2044
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:  588-589
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  5.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3243. Glendining, August 1958.
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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: O N mAVRC TIb P … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ЧII (Year 7). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 113D

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