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ID number:  BIRBI-B2250
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  591-592
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.60
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: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N mAV … N P AV (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO X (Year 10). Mint mark: R.

Bibliography:  MIB II 99C

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