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ID number:  BIRBI-B2397
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:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  10.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1840. A.H. Baldwin, July 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVR· … AVC (Our lord Maurice, Augustus). Reverse: ANNO QVINT (Year 5). Mint mark: RAVEN. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 144

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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