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ID number:  BIRBI-B1752
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Akkar Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 771. Hama II Hoard (i.e. Akkar Hoard) 1958. A.H.Baldwin 6th January 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing wearing cross crown with pendilia, holding in r.hand globus cruciger and on l. shoulder shield. Reverse: Victory facing, holding in r. hand crismon topped staff and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ON TIbЄR M AVRIC PP AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Control mark S(6). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. AV3b. MIBE 4 p.45.

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Akkar Hoard



Whitting, Philip David
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