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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2284
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  597-598
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7319. A.H. Baldwin, 27th April 1970; ex Longuet Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing trefoil crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r. hand, and eagle-topped sceptre in l. hand. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ ᴎ m … P A ([Inferred] Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XЧI (Year 16). Mint mark: τ …

Bibliography:  MIB II 102C

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Antioch



Maurice
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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
1988
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