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ID number:  BIRBI-B2269
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  586-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3825.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing trefoil crown with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r. hand, and eagle-topped sceptre in l. hand. Reverse: X, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΠHL … ~V … (Garbled Inscription). Reverse: … Ч (Year 5). Mint mark: … (Untranslatable mint mark).

Bibliography:  MIB II 100b

3 Related People

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



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