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ID number:  BIRBI-B2399
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Ravenna
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  584-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3256. Dumbarton Oaks Duplicate, 27th November 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAV … P AVI (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: R/A/VE … (Ravenna).

Bibliography:  MIB II 146

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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