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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2321
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-583
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  7.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1867. A.H. Baldwin, December 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: Pellet in a circle in the centre; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … PP … (Eternal). Reverse: (to l.) KR, (to r.) TϚ (Carthage); NXXM (Twenty Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 118

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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