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ID number:  BIRBI-B2395
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Ravenna
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  7.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3198. Spink, October 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: Arched M; a bar across the middle stem.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N TIbЄR m AV … ICI PP AV (Our lord Tiberius Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO II (Year 2). Mint mark: R/A/VENNA. Control mark: S (6).

Bibliography:  MIB II 143

3 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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