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ID number:  BIRBI-B1828
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Palechorio Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 447. 30th January 1968; ex. James. R. Stewart collection. "Palechorio Hoard, 1950".
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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 T … P AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI … CC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB II 6

Notes:  Double strike on both the obverse and reverse.

5 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Palechorio Hoard



Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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