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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2303
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Carthage 1945 Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1574. 5th October 1966, from the Carthage 1945 Hoard, number 38.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Maurice facing wearing cuirass, paludamentum, diadem with pendilia and plumed helmet holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Victory facing holding globus cruciger in l. hand and chrismon-topped staff in r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN mAVRI C ITb PPANΔ (Our Lord Maurice Tiberius eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: Δ (4). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I AV218, MIB II 25b.1

Notes:  Has been XRF tested as part of 'All That Glitters' project.

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


Carthage 1945 Hoard



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