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ID number:  BIRBI-B2317
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Light Half-Siliqua
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  590
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  0.85
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6962. A.H. Baldwin, 31st May 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and cross topped crown with pendilia. Reverse: A cross surrounded by a wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D … MAVRI C Tb PP A … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: … ALVS MVNDI (Saviour of the World).

Bibliography:  MIB II 58

3 Related People

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


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