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Solidus of Maurice

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Obverse: Diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed facing bust of Maurice, holding globus cruciger and shield. ONMAURI TIBPPAVC Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding staff surmounted by christogram in left hand and globus cruciger in left hand. VICTORI AAVCCgamma In exergue: CONOB Circular...

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Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 583–601

Mint

Constantinople

Accession Number

35.349

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins