A BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF MAURICE TIBERIUS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1212449
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Reign of Maurice Tiberius (582-602 A.D.)

Minted in Constantinople.

Obverse: Frontal facing bust of Maurice Tiberius wearing a plumed helmet and a cuirass. Holding a globus cruciger. Star in right field. d N mAVRC Tib PPAVI.

Reverse: Nimbed Victory holding frontal facing, holding a globus cruciger in her left hand and a staff topped with a Chi-Ro in her right. Star in right field. VICTORI AAVCC. CONOB in exergue.

In fine condition. Found at the site of the biblical village of Bethany.

Diameter: 23.5 mm; 4.2 g

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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Warwick William Wroth, “Catalogue of the imperial Byzantine coins in the British Museum V.1”., pg 128