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ID number:  BIRBI-B2163
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  584-585
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  10.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2185. A.H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing trefoil crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r.hand, and eagle-topped sceptre in l.hand. Reverse: Arched M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΠTANOC~ ~ATANTAPPV (Garbled inscription). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: τHЄUPs.

Bibliography:  MIB II 95Ab

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Whitting, Philip David
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Maurice
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