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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2209
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  597-598
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  10.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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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 XЧI (Year 16). Mint mark: τHЄUP'. Control mark: Γ (3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 96C

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