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ID number:  BIRBI-B2285
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maurice; Antioch
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  598-599
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Barber Acquisition 0127B. A.H. Baldwin, August 1972.
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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 m … U ([Inferred] Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN … XЧII (Year 17). Mint mark: τHЄUD'.

Bibliography:  MIB II 102C

2 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Antioch



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