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ID number:  BIRBI-B1956
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:  596-597
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  10.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting Unnumbered. 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 on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … mAVRICI TIbЄR PP … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XЧ (Year 15). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse, on a Justinian II or Justin II follis.

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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