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ID number:  BIRBI-B2148
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:  601-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  6.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7831. A.H. Baldwin, 11th October 1971.
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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: K, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAVRI CI TIbЄR PP A (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  DOC I AE 145

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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