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ID number:  BIRBI-B2236
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  584-585
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  5.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3268. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicate, 27th November 1958.
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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: XX, cross above; pellet in between.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RCO~ ~ΛPPTO (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: ANNO III (Year 3). Mint mark: P, with tail.

Bibliography:  MIB II 97

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Maurice
Byzantine
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Antioch



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Whitting, Philip David
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