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ID number:  BIRBI-B1091
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Anonymous; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Siliqua
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  580-600
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  0.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Bust of city deity facing r. wearing helmet and paludamentum. Reverse: Monogram of T through a X.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  Bendall (2002), Revue Numismatique, Type 12.

Notes:  This type of siliqua is anonymous but attributed by Bendall in his 2002 article to the reign of Maurice.

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