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ID number:  BIRBI-B2091
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:  591-592
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  10.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6576. Tchalikian, 25th January 1969; "Beirut".
BIRBI-B2091.jpg

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: O N [in retrograde] m AV TIBЄ (Our lord Maurice Tiberius). Reverse: ANNO X (Year 10). Mint mark: N … O. Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 76Db

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse, of a follis; uncertain emperor or mint.

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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