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ID number:  BIRBI-B1924
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  588-589
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  9.97
Axis (degrees):  0.00
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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 … m … TIbЄR DD I (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
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