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ID number:  BIRBI-B2168
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; South East Turkey 1966 Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  12.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5369. A.H. Baldwin, August 1966; "From South East Turkey".
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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: ΠITΛTN~ ~TΛII … (Garbled inscription). Reverse: ANNO Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: τHЄUP'.

Bibliography:  MIB II 95Ab

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South East Turkey 1966 Hoard



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