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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2339
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-583
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1870.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and helmet with pendilia. Reverse: Dot in a circle; cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … RICIVS PP A (Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: N M X (Ten Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 122

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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