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ID number:  BIRBI-B2386
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Sicily
Denomination:  Decannumium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Sicily
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  587-592
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1839. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield on l. arm. Reverse: X.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … mAVR … b PP AVC (Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: SI/CI/LI/A (Sicily).

Bibliography:  MIB II 140

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


Maurice
Byzantine
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