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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2357
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:  587-588
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  3.74
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3299. 27th November 1958, Dumbarton Oaks Duplicate, 235.
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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 VRI … (Our lord Maurice). IND … (Indictio, i.e. Year). Reverse: N M X (Ten Nummi).

Bibliography:  MIB II 126

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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