FASAM-C316BB: Byzantine Coin: Follis, probably of Maurice Tiberius

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-C316BB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Byzantine Follis, probably of Maurice Tiberius (AD 582-602).

Obverse: [ ]; Facing crowned bust with pendula, holding globus cruciger in right hand; nothing else clear

Reverse: Large M; above, (cross); to left, ANN[O]; to right [?]

See MIBE II, pl. 22, 65Bff for possible type.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Ipswich Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by a museum - not a Treasure case

Chronology

Broad period: BYZANTINE
Period from: BYZANTINE
Period to: BYZANTINE
Date from: Circa AD 582
Date to: Circa AD 602

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.33 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Monday 31st December 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 019 1050

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: copper Follis (40 nummi)
Ruler/issuer: Maurice (emperor)
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust with pendula, hoding globus cruciger in right hand; nothing else clear
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: Large M; above, (Cross); to left, ANN[O]; to right, [?]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

  • MIBE : II pl 22, 65Bff

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Woodbridge

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Ipswich Museum

References cited

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