A BYZANTINE GOLD SOLIDUS OF MAURICE TIBERIUS


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Reign of Maurice Tiberius (582-602 A.D.)

Constantinople Mint

Obverse: Frontal facing cuirassed bust of Maurice Tiberius wearing a plummed helmet and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. 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. VICTORI-AAVCC and officina letter. CONOB in exergue.

In very fine condition.

Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 4.4 g

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

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