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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2356
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  5.03
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 748. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing l., wearing diadem, and paludamentum. Reverse: Cross potent on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MA RICI P (Our lord Maurice, eternal). IND S (Indictio 6, i.e. Year 6). Reverse: N M X (Ten Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 126

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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