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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2106
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Maker:  Maurice; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N … AV … TIb PP … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: τЄ…

Bibliography:  MIB II 112D

2 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Thessalonica



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