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ID number:  BIRBI-B1932
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:  589-590
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  11.86
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5336. 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: D N mAVR TIbЄR PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚII (Year 8). Mint mark: CO… Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

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South East Turkey 1966 Hoard



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