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ID number:  BIRBI-B2310
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 873. bt A. H. Baldwin February 1960, from Italy.
BIRBI-B2310.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing wearing cuirass, paludamentum and a plumed helmet with circlet and pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Victoria standing facing holding chrismon staff in r. hand and globus cruciger in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN mAVRI T Ib PP AV ANS (Our Lord Maurice Tiberius eternal Augustus many years). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial Victory). Control mark: S (6). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 25a.1

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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