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ID number:  BIRBI-B2392
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maurice; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 282. W.S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing r., wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. Reverse: Victory walking r., looking l., holding wreath in r. hand, and globus cruciger in l. hand. A star in the r. of the field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N mAVRC TIb PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCVCTORVN (Imperial victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 50

3 Related People

Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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