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ID number:  BIRBI-B1944
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:  592-593
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  11.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3102. A.H. Baldwin, December 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RI TIbЄR PP AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… XI (Year 11). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 65Da

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse of a Tiberius II follis of Constantinople off. E (5). Pierced to left of obverse.

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
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