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ID number:  BIRBI-B2371
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Catania
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-583
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  3.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1863.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and cross topped crown with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: I.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … AVRC TIb P … (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO I (Year 1). Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB II 136D

3 Related People

Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
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