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ID number:  BIRBI-B2419
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantina; Theodosius; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Ukraine, Crimean Peninsula, Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  12.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1546. R.M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, standing, nimbate; wearing chlamys, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Bust of an empress, standing, nimbate; wearing chlamys, and trefoil crown with pendilia, holding a cross topped sceptre in l. hand. A cross between the two figures. Reverse: H, with cross above. Theodosius, standing, nimbate, wearing chlamys, tablion, and crown; holding a chrismon topped staff in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mA … (Our lord Maurice). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 157b

5 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantina
Byzantine

c.602
Kherson
Greek, Byzantine.


Theodosius
Byzantine
c.383
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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