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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2255
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:  590-593
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  6.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7767. A.H. Baldwin, 4th March 1971.
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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 m … CN P [ligature above] ΛU ([Inferred] Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XI (Year 9, or Year 11). Mint mark: R.

Bibliography:  MIB II 99C

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Whitting, Philip David
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Antioch



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