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ID number:  BIRBI-B2331
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:  592-593
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  8.35
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3899. Spink, August 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: K.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MAVRI Tb PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XI (Year 11). Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB II 120

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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