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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2278
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:  593-594
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.05
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1501. Spink, February 1951.
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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: ∂ N [ligature above] mA CN P [ligature above] AV (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XII (Year 12). Mint mark: τHEU …

Bibliography:  MIB II 102C

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Maurice
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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