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ID number:  BIRBI-B2046
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:  590-591
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6332. A.H. Baldwin, 25th November 1968.
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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: D N mAVR … TIb PP AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚIII (Year 9). Mint mark: TЄS.

Bibliography:  MIB II 113D

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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Thessalonica



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