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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2404
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Africa: Algeria, Constantine
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  591-592
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  5.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0111. L.A. Lawrence, January 1951.
BIRBI-B2404.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D mAVRI … T … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius). Reverse: ANNO X (Year 10). Mint mark: KωN.

Bibliography:  MIB II 153 (Moneta Militaris Imitativa)

Notes:  Mint attiribution disputed

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine in Numidia
Byzantine


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