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ID number:  BIRBI-B2308
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Carthage 1945 Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  601-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  4.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1578. 5th October 1966; Carthage 1945 Hoard, No. 45.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Victoria facing, standing, holding globus cruciger in l. hand, and chrismon topped staff in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVRI TIb PP AN Є (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal; Year 20). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 25b

4 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Carthage 1945 Hoard



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