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ID number:  BIRBI-B2139
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  601-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  12.87
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4998. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r.hand, and eagle-topped sceptre with cross atop eagle in l.hand. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAV RICI TIb ЄR PP A … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 86Db

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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