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Auguste de Belfort; 1892. Description générale des monnaies mérovingiennes / Tome 1. Aballo - Cvsteciacvm. Societé Française de Numismatique, Paris, France.
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Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Lettering: Ͻ N mΛVII ICЯ PP ΛVC
Unabridged legend: Dominus Noster Mauricius Tiberius Perpetuus Augustus
Translation: Our lord Mauricius Tiberius, august perpetual.
Cross potent set on globe; M Λ flanking cross, X XI flanking globe; all within wreath.
VICORI ౧ Λ ΛVCCV
Translation: Victory of augusts.
"Since Marseille, with its valuable customs revenues, was often divided between several Frankish kings, the use of an imperial name may have been intended to avoid the awkwardness of naming only one among them; it certainly did not imply any temporary re-establishment of imperial authority in southern Gaul." Grierson, p.18
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