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ID number:  BIRBI-B1938
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:  590-591
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  13.11
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0031. Hall Sale, November 1950.
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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: ∂ N mAV … TIbЄR PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚIII (Year 9). Mint mark: COII. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

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Whitting, Philip David
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