A BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF MAURICE TIBERIUS
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Reign of Maurice Tiberius (582-602 A.D.)
Obverse: Frontal facing cuirassed bust of Maurice Tiberius wearing a plummed helmet and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Star in right field. D N mAVRC TibPP AVC.
Reverse: A nimbed frontal facing Victory, holding a globus cruciger in her left hand and a staff topped with a Chi-Ro in her right. Star in right field. VICTORI-AAVCCD. CONOB in exergue.
In very fine condition.
Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 4.2 g
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
References: Warwick William Wroth, “Catalogue of the Imperial Byzantine Coins in the British Museum V.1”, 5.