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ID number:  BIRBI-B2012
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:  599-600
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1027.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … bЄR PP AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… XϚII (Year 18). Control mark: Δ (4).

Bibliography:  MIB II 70D

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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