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ID number:  BIRBI-B1991
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:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5348. Spink, July 1966; "From South East Turkey".
BIRBI-B1991.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N m … TIbЄR … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ϛ (Year 6). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 70D

4 Related People

South East Turkey 1966 Hoard



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


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