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ID number:  BIRBI-B1914
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  11.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4197. K.W. Wiggins, Rye, 12th November 1963; "By exchange".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAVRIC … IbЄR PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Mint mark: CO… Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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