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ID number:  BIRBI-B1793
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3127. Spink, 1956.
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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 crismon topped staff in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N mAVRC TIb PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTOPI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: Є (5).

Bibliography:  MIB II 6

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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