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This bronze coin was minted at some point during the reign of Constantius II in the Eastern Roman Empire, also called the Byzantine Empire. The coin features a profile of Constantius II, allowing subjects to learn what their ruler looked like. The…

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On the obverse side, it shows Emperor Maurice Tiberius. He was the emperer of the Byzantine Empire from 582-602. On the reverse side, there is an angel holding a cross, both of which represent Christianity. Under emperor Maurice Tiberius's rule, the…

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This coin illustrates a frontal bust of Emperor Maurice of Constantinople (lived 539-602 CE) on its obverse side. The coin depicts Maurice in a Christ-like fashion--he is clean shaven, does not have distinguishing facial features, and holds a cross…
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