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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2336
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:  597-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  7.36
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1873.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass. Reverse: Cross above a small globe. To the l. of the field, a dot above and below the N; to the r. of the field, a dot above and below the M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … V AV … (Maurice Augustus). Reverse: N M XX (Twenty Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 121

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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