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Maurice, Gold, Solidus, Constantinople, 584-602

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice in cuirass and helmet with plume, circlet in front, and pendilia. Globus cruciger in right hand, fold of paludamentum over left shoulder.

ONVRC–TIPPVC

Reverse

Frontal view of standing angel holding long staff with staurogram () at the top in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand.

VICTORI-VCCΔ

Symbol

I in right field.

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice in cuirass and helmet with plume, circlet in front, and pendilia. Globus cruciger in right hand, fold of paludamentum over left shoulder.

ONVRC–TIPPVC

Reverse

Frontal view of standing angel holding long staff with staurogram () at the top in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand.

VICTORI-VCCΔ

Symbol

I in right field.

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.1969.66
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:297, no. 5d
Ruler Maurice
Date of Reign 582–602
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Constantinople
Date 584602
Diameter 21.0 mm
Weight 4.48 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

As DOC 1:297, no. 5d, but Δ altered from Γ.

MIBEC 131, no. 6.

Acquisition History

Purchased from B. Franceschi, 22 December 1969