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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2152
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-584
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3371. "Found at or near Troy. Local purchase," 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: I, cross above; star to the l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N TIbЄR m … RIC PP A (Our lord Tiberius Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 92B (var)

Notes:  An apparently unrecorded variant possessing a mint mark (KYZ).

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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