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ID number:  BIRBI-B2384
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Catania
Denomination:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily, Catania
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-602
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.25
Weight (g):  1.69
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3061. Sundry Purchase, 1955.
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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 mAV … PP AV (Our lord Maurice, eternal Augustus). Reverse: None. Mint mark: CΛΓ.

Bibliography:  MIB II 138

3 Related People

Catania
Byzantine; Sicilian


Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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