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ID number:  BIRBI-B2132
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  592-593
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  9.56
Axis (degrees):  0.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mA … bЄR (Our lord Maurice Tiberius). Reverse: … NNO XI (Year 11). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 85D

2 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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