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ID number:  BIRBI-B2407
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Rome
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  6.45
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5889. A.H. Baldwin, 20th May 1968; ex. C.D. Sherborn and Fitzwilliam.
BIRBI-B2407.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: XX, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … VR … b P … (Maurice Tiberius, eternal). Reverse: None. Mint mark: ROM.

Bibliography:  MIB II 155 (Moneta Militaris Imitativa)

Notes:  Mint attiribution disputed

3 Related People

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


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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