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ID number:  BIRBI-B1992
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:  588-589
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6188. Tchalikian, 5th October 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAVR TIbЄR PP A … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚI (Year 7). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 70D

Notes:  Slight doublestrike on both the obverse and reverse.

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