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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2402
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantine in Numidia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Algeria, Constantine
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  10.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5506. B.A. Seaby, May 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N m … TIb … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius). Reverse: ANN … II (Year 2). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 149 (Moneta Militaris Imitativa)

Notes:  Mint attiribution disputed

3 Related People

Constantine in Numidia
Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
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