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ID number:  BIRBI-B2359
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Carthage
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  592-597
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  2.67
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0119. Spink, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with pendilia. Reverse: Є; a dot to the l., and a dot to the r.; chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … MAIC Tb PP … (Maurice Tiberius, eternal). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 129

3 Related People

Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
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