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ID number:  BIRBI-B1881
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Light Siliqua
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5637. 30th January 1968; ex. James R. Stewart Collection; ex. Grantley, 1944.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing r., wearing a helmet, paludamentum, and cuirass. Reverse: Cross potent between two palm branches.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O N m … TIb PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II pl.21 56 (exact coin)

5 Related People

Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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