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ID number:  BIRBI-B1908
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  10.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 800. Ex. Edward Shepherd collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVRIC TIbЄ P … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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