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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B2388
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Ravenna
Denomination:  Decannumium
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  582-587
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  1.96
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2403. A.H. Baldwin, 20th February 1954.
BIRBI-B2388.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: I; dash above and below. To the l. of the field a cross potent; to the r. of the field a cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … V RICI P … (Maurice Tiberius, eternal). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  MIB II 141 (Moneta Militaris Imitativa)

Notes:  Mint attiribution disputed

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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