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ID number:  BIRBI-B1971
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; South East Turkey 1966 Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  601-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  10.80
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5328. Spink, July 1966. "From a large base metal lot from South East Turkey".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cross crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r.hand, and eagle-topped sceptre with cross atop eagle in l.hand; cross to the l. of Maurice's head. Reverse: M, chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVRIC … P … AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Mint mark: CON. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 68d

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South East Turkey 1966 Hoard



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