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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.669
People
Maurice Tiberius, Byzantine (r. 582 - 602)
Title
Tremissis of Maurice Tiberius, Constantinople
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
583-602 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/146031
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.47 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
tremissis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DNTIbE RIPPAVC
  • Reverse Inscription: VICTOR MAVRIAYS. In ex., CONOB.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 14.4 (p. 300)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.669
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Diademed bust of Maurice Tiberius to r., with cuirass and paludementum.
Rev.: Cross potent.

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