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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2342
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:  584-585
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  3.35
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3109. A.H. Baldwin, January 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia. Reverse: I; cross to the l. and r. of the field. Cross between the N and M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … AVRIC PP (Maurice, eternal). Reverse: N M (Nummi); … ND III (Indictio 3, i.e. Year 3).

Bibliography:  MIB II 123

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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