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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2010
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  599-600
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 85. Presented by Rev. R.H. Codrington, D.D., 1920. "It was found in the court of the temple at Jerusalem in 1885".
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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 on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … N … A … TIbЄR PP (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XϚII (Year 18). Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 69D

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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