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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2083
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  589-590
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  11.03
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 801. W.S. Lincoln, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAV TIbЄS PP (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ϚII (Year 8). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 76Db

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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