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ID number:  BIRBI-B2348
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:  592-597
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.31
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1855.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and trefoil crown with pendilia. Reverse: I; cross above; pellet to the r. of the cross. A star to the l. and r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MAVR … TIb PP A (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  MIB II 124b

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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