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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.754
People
Maurice Tiberius, Byzantine (r. 582 - 602)
Title
Coin of Maurice Tiberius
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
584-602 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Chersonesos (Bosporos)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/145777
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
13.74 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: XEP CONOC
  • Reverse Inscription: Large "H".
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 299.2 (p. 374)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.754
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Maurice on l. Constantina on r. standing, crowned, and nimbate. He holds in r., gl. cr.; she holds long cruciform scepter.
Rev.: H. Above, cross. To l., Maurice's son Theodosius standing, nimbate, holding long cross with Chi-Ro at the top.

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