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ID number:  BIRBI-B1775
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:  583-601
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 798. A.H. Baldwin 11th February 1959. Hama II Hoard (i.e. Akkar Hoard).
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice wearing helmet with plume circlet and 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 MAVRC TIb PP… (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI …CC (Imperial victory). Control mark ᴦ(3). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. AV5c, MIBE 6, P.45

4 Related People

Akkar Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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