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ID number:  BIRBI-B4506ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Constantine in Numidia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Algeria, Constantine
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  11.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B4506ADD.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Frontal bust, crowned, cuirassed, holding globus cruciger and shield. Reverse: Cross above denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …TIbPPAVG (Maurice Tiberius, eternal augustus). Reverse: M (Forty) ANNO II (Year 2) CON (Constantine in Numidia) Officina: A

Bibliography:  DOC I.Ae24; MIB.2.149

Notes:  Attributed in DOC to Constantinople, and by Hahn to a military mint, but is of the style attributed normally by DOC to Constantine in Numidia. This is therefore the attribution we have preferred.

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