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ID number:  BIRBI-B2319
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:  602
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.04
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4086. A.H. Baldwin, 22nd August 1963.
BIRBI-B2319.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing plumed helmet with pendilia, chlamys, with loros scarf draped over shoulders, holding mappa aloft in r.hand, and globus cruciger in l.hand. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps; A to the l., ω to the r.; enclosed in a wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MAV R … ([Inferred] Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 61

3 Related People

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


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