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ID number:  BIRBI-B1755
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1289. K.Kress Nº 876, October 1963.
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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 MAVRIC TIbЄR PP AV (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Control mark Z(7). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. AV4, MIBE 5 p.45.

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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