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ID number:  BIRBI-B1880
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Athens Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 585. September 1956; "From a recent find near Athens".
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N TIbЄ RI PP AVC (Our lord Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ЧICTORI mAVRI AVG (Victory of Maurice Augustus). Mint mark: CONO∩.

Bibliography:  MIB II 20

4 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Athens Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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