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Maurice, Copper, Half Follis, Carthage, 582/583

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice wearing cuirass and crown with circle and cross. Globus cruciger in right hand.

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Reverse

KT|R[ ]. In center circle with star.

Exergue

NXXM

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice wearing cuirass and crown with circle and cross. Globus cruciger in right hand.

ONTIBM[ - ]RICIPP

Reverse

KT|R[ ]. In center circle with star.

Exergue

NXXM

Accession number BZC.1970.34
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:357, no. (244)
Ruler Maurice
Date of Reign 582–602
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Carthage
Date 582/583
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 7.94 g
Relation of Dies 3:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:357, no. (244) (slight variant of obverse inscription).

BMC no. 231 (with slight variant of obverse inscription).

MIBEC 116, no. 118.

Acquisition History

Purchased from A. H. Baldwin, 19 October 1970