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ID number:  BIRBI-B2314
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  593-594
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  4.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0210. From P. Grierson, June 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Victoria facing, standing, holding globus cruciger in l. hand, and chrismon topped staff in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVRI C Tb PP AN IB (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal; Year 12). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCC (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB. Control mark: IB (12).

Bibliography:  MIB II 25b

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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