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ID number:  BIRBI-B2085
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:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  12.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3171. A.H. Baldwin, May 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice or Tiberius II, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … m … bЄRI VS P … (Our lord Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: NIKO. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 75Bb

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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