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ID number:  BIRBI-B2393
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  1.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1280. A.H. Baldwin, 22nd September 1963.
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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

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


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