Maurice Tiberius; AE Follis, Nicomedia
Description: Maurice Tiberius (582 - 602 AD). AE Follis, Nicomedia mint, regnal year 6. DN mVAPI TIbER PA; crowned and cuirassed bust facing, holding cross on globe and shield / Large M between ANNO and regnal year 6 ( G ), cross above, A below, NIKO in ex.
Diameter: AE28 mm
Weight: 13,62 g
Attribution: Sear 512; BMC 129; DOC 96a
Commentary: grey patina, deposits, well centered
History: Maurice helped the deposed Khusro II to regain the throne, and married his daughter to the Sassanid ruler.
Article Number: 015-03-03-41652