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Maurice, Gold, Solidus, Carthage, 584/585

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice with plumed helmet, cuirass, and paludamentum. Globus cruciger in right hand. 

ONΥRIC - ΤIPPN

Reverse

Angel standing and holding long cross with staurogram () on top in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand. 

VICTORI - VCC

Exergue

ONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Maurice with plumed helmet, cuirass, and paludamentum. Globus cruciger in right hand. 

ONΥRIC - ΤIPPN

Reverse

Angel standing and holding long cross with staurogram () on top in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand. 

VICTORI - VCC

Exergue

ONOB

Accession number BZC.2015.011
Ruler Maurice
Date of Reign 582–602
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Carthage
Date 584/585
Diameter 21.0 mm
Weight 4.42 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBEC 137, no. 25a.

Acquisition History

Elsen sale 125, June 13 2015, no. 540, from the Henri Pottier collection