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ID number:  BIRBI-B1870
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Semissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-583
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1226. Glendining, 9th July 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Globe summounted by cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N TIbЄ RI PP AVC (Our lord Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ЧICTOR mAVRI AЧS (Victory of Maurice Augustus). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 15

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