Solidus of Maurice
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.51 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed facing bust of Maurice, holding globus cruciger and shield.
Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding staff surmounted by christogram in left hand and globus cruciger in left hand.
VICTORI A AVCCH In exergue: CONOB
By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)