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ID number:  BIRBI-B1975
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:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5347. Spink, July 1966; "From South East Turkey in large base metal lot of Anastasios to Herakleios".
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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: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAV RC PP AV (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO II (Year 2). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 69C

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
South East Turkey 1966 Hoard



Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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Constantinople
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