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ID number:  BIRBI-B1984
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  585-586
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3161. Glendining, March 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAV RC PP AVC (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 70C

3 Related People

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


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