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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2062
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  585-586
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  13.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2761. Bruce Kent, Lewes; February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice or Tiberius II facing, wearing cuirass, and cross crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ m TIb … N … ANTS PP AЧI (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO IIII (Year 4). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 75Ab

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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