Solidus of Maurice Tiberius
---MAVRC TIb PP AVG, facing bust of Maurice Tiberius, draped and cuirassed, with elaborate crown with jeweled band, plume, and pendillia, holding globus cruciger in left hand / VIC(TORIA) AVGC; officina letter (H); victory figure standing frontal, holding staff with Christogram in left hand and globus cruciger in right hand; mintmark CONOB
The emperor Maurice Tiberius (Greek: Μαυρίκιος Τιβέριος Αὔγουστος), r. 582-602, is depicted as sole emperor.
Provenience: CN 270, Found in Room H along with other coins and jewelry of the Our Lady Monastery, Beth Shean, 1930
Date: 582–602 C.E.
Weight: AV; 4.49 g
Object Number: 31-50-396 (Field No. 30-10-370)
Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan. Plate 4, Figs. 1-2.
Israeli, Yael and David Mevorah. 2000. Cradle of Christianity. Fig. 95.