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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2391
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1088. bt A. H. Baldwin February 1962, from a wartime sale.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice r. wearing chlamys and diadem. Reverse: Victoria facing holding wreath in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. star in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN mAVRC Tib PP ΛVC (Our Lord Maurice Tiberius eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIΛ ΛVCVSTORVm (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 50

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

3 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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