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ID number:  BIRBI-B1894
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  11.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, 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: … N … AV RC PP AVC (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO II (Year 2). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 65C

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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