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ID number:  BIRBI-B2415
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Decannumium
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  595-598
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1851.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing r., wearing cuirass, and diadem. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAVR … PP AC (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: AN … IXЧ (Year 14, or 16). Mint mark: T …

Bibliography:  MIB II 115D

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