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ID number:  BIRBI-B2143
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:  588-589
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3108. B.A. Seaby, January 1957.
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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 mAVRIC TIb … PP A (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 88D

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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