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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1947
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:  594-595
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  10.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2317. Hugh de Sausmarez Shortt, May 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N m … P AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… XIII (Year 13). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 65Da

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse; doublestruck on reverse at different angles.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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