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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2027
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1639.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia. Reverse: I, cross above; star to the l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N m … (Our lord Maurice). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CO… Control mark: … (Untranslatable control mark).

Bibliography:  MIB II 73C-D

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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