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ID number:  BIRBI-B2006
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:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  5.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7086. Spink, 21st July 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mA … RI TIbЄR P … AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ЧI (Year 6). Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

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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