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Maurice, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 591/592

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice in cuirass and plumed helmet. Globus cruciger in right hand, angular shield on left shoulder.

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Reverse

with cross above, B below, |N|N|O in left field, and X in right field.

Exergue

CON

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice in cuirass and plumed helmet. Globus cruciger in right hand, angular shield on left shoulder.

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Reverse

with cross above, B below, |N|N|O in left field, and X in right field.

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1970.13
Ruler Maurice
Date of Reign 582–602
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 591/592
Diameter 30.0 mm
Weight 11.13 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:307, no. 33a.

MIBEC 147–48, no. 67D (citing this coin as DO [n.a.] together with Paris 21 and Cirrestica hoard 355).

Acquisition History

Gift of J. L. Malter, 5 February 1970