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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2378
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:  594-595
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  3.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2129.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: I.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAV … TIb PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANNO XIII (Year 13). Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB II 137D

3 Related People

Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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