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