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ID number:  BIRBI-B2142
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.05
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1895. Hall Sale, November 1950.
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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 decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAVR …T … b … PA (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 88D

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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