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ID number:  BIRBI-B1960
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:  599-600
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  13.03
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting Unnumbered. From C. Hersh, September 1952.
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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: D N mAVRIC TIbЄR PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XϚII (Year 18). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 65Da

Notes:  Slight doublestrike on the reverse.

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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