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ID number:  BIRBI-B2115
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1636. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and helmet with pendilia. Reverse: I, star to the l. and r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O ᴎ m … (Our lord Maurice). Reverse: None. Mint mark: NIK…

Bibliography:  MIB II 82

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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