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ID number:  BIRBI-B2280
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; South East Turkey 1966 Hoard
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  595-596
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5357. Spink, August 1966; "From South East Turkey".
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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: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N mAUΓ CN P AV (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XIIII (Year 14). Mint mark: τHEUP'.

Bibliography:  MIB II 102C

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