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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.725
People
Maurice Tiberius, Byzantine (r. 582 - 602)
Title
Coin of Maurice Tiberius
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
592-593 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Antioch (Syria)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/146079
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
12.12 g
Denomination
follis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: (large "a" - delta?)NMAYGammaI CNP(with line above)AYTau(with line above)
  • Reverse Inscription: Large "M". To l., ANNO (downwards). In ex., TauHEYP. To r., XI. Beneath, Gamma.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 163b.1 (p. 341)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.725
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust facing, in consular robes and crown with trefoil ornament. In r. hand, mappa; in l., eagle-topped scepter. Crown with cross.
Rev.: M. Above, cross.

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