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ID number:  BIRBI-B2211
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:  597-598
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  10.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0481. Tchalikian, 2nd April 1969, Beirut.
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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 mAUΓ … CNP [Ligature above] AUT (Our lord Maurice). Reverse: ANNO XЧI (Year 16). Mint mark: τHЄUPs. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 96C

3 Related People

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



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