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Byzantine Empire, Maurice Tiberius, 13 August 582 - 22 November 602 A.D.
Most references attribute this type to Antioch. Although this type is not listed in DOC I, Grierson attributes all solidi with this wide-faced portrait to Antioch. Hahn attributes the type to Constantinople.
SH90884. Gold light weight solidus
, 20 siliquae; SBCV
531, Hahn MIB
88 - 89 corr.
), DOC I
-, Wroth BMC
-, Morrisson BnF
-, gVF, uneven strike
, tight flan
, 10th officina
or Antioch mint, weight
3.390g, maximum diameter
20.7mm, die axis
, 583 - 602 A.D.; obverse
D N MAVRIC - TIb P P AVG, helmeted, draped, and cuirassed bust
facing, globus cruciger
in right hand, shield
in left, helmet with arc ornament in front and plume; reverse VICTORIA AVGG
of the two emperors, 10th officina
), angel standing facing, long cross
in right hand, globus cruciger
in left hand, OBXX in exergue
; Forum knows of only seven other examples of this extremely rare type
, from the Robert
Watcher Collection; extremely rare
Catalog current as of Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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