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ID number:  BIRBI-B2005
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:  594-595
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  6.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1890.
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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: O … bЄR PP AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XIII (Year 13). Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 69D

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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