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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2405
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Constantine in Numidia
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Africa: Algeria, Constantine
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  591-592
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.87
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2463. A.H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m TIb CN OSTAN PP A (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO X (Year 10). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  MIB II 151A (Moneta Militaris Imitativa)

Notes:  Mint attiribution disputed

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Maurice
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Constantine in Numidia
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