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ID number:  BIRBI-B2179
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  589-590
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  11.67
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3917. A.H. Baldwin, January 1961.
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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: D m TIU CON TAN PP AVI (Our lord Tiberius Constantine, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO ЧIII (Year 8). Mint mark: τHЄUP'.

Bibliography:  MIB II 95Ab

3 Related People

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



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