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ID number:  BIRBI-B1884
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-583
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  12.42
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0124B. A.H. Baldwin, August 1972.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N TIbЄR mAV PP VAI (Our lord Tiberius Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 65B

2 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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