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Maurice, Copper, Follis, Kyzikos, 590/591

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice wearing cuirass and crown with cross and pendilia. Globus cruciger in right hand, shield on left shoulder.

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Reverse

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

Exergue

KYZ

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice wearing cuirass and crown with cross and pendilia. Globus cruciger in right hand, shield on left shoulder.

]R[ -TIERIPPVC

Reverse

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

Exergue

KYZ

Accession number BZC.1973.24
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:332, no. (126b)
Ruler Maurice
Date of Reign 582–602
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Kyzikos
Date 590/591
Diameter 29.0 mm
Weight 11.74 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBEC 156, no. 85D (citing this coin as DO [n.a.]).

Acquisition History

From Matterhorn Trading Company, 18 May 1973, acquired in Turkey