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ID number:  BIRBI-B1921
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; South East Turkey 1966 Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  588-589
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  11.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5337. Spink, July 1966."From South East Turkey in a large, base metal lot of Anastasios-Herakleios".
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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: O N mAVR … IbЄR PP … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse, over a Justin and Sophia follis, or half-follis, of Kyzikos.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


South East Turkey 1966 Hoard



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