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ID number:  BIRBI-B2394
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Rome
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  583-602
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0212. Christie, June 1952.
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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.

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

Bibliography:  MIB II 36c

3 Related People

Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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