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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2017
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-585
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1853. Hall Sale, November 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and cross crown with pendilia. Reverse: I, star to the l.; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAV R … (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: … O … Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB II 73C

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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