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ID number:  BIRBI-B2383
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Catania
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.15
Weight (g):  1.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2678.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing r., wearing paludamentum, and diadem. Reverse: V; star to the l. and r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N m … PP AVC (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CAT.

Bibliography:  MIB II 138

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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