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Maurice, Copper, Decanummium, Carthage, 582/583

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice wearing cuirass and plumed helmet. No hands showing.

DNMVRI-CPPVC

Reverse

Cross potent on globe with N with pellet above and below in left field, M with pellet above and below in right field, and X below.

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice wearing cuirass and plumed helmet. No hands showing.

DNMVRI-CPPVC

Reverse

Cross potent on globe with N with pellet above and below in left field, M with pellet above and below in right field, and X below.

Accession number BZC.1969.28
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:360, no. (253)
Ruler Maurice
Date of Reign 582–602
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Carthage
Date 582/583
Diameter 15.0 mm
Weight 3.54 g
Relation of Dies 3:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

DOC 1:360, no. (253), cites this coin from Wroth (BMC no. 240), but the inscription is wrongly quoted as DNTIBMVR[.

Acquisition History

Purchased from L. L. Berkler Associates, Washington, DC, 18 July 1969