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ID number:  BIRBI-B2040
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4166. C. French, Rye, 4th November 1963. "From Israel".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAV … ЄR P AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ЧI (Year 6). Mint mark: TЄ…

Bibliography:  MIB II 113D

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