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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2200
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  594-595
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  11.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 784. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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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: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N mAUΓI CNP [Ligature above] AUT (Our lord Maurice). Reverse: ANNO XIII (Year 13). Mint mark: τHЄUP'. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 96C

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Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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Antioch



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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