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ID number:  BIRBI-B2107
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.28
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1484.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: I N I Λ V P I (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 80D

3 Related People

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


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