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ID number:  BIRBI-B1942
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  591-592
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  10.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B1942.jpg

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: … A … bЄRI PP AVCTS (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: … NN … X (Year 10). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D (var)

Notes:  Apparently unrecorded legend on the obverse. Hole in bottom left of obverse, probably corrosion not a piercing.

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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