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12 Nummi (Coin) of a Byzantine Emperor

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Roman Period, 6th century CE

Artist:

Byzantine, minted in Alexandria

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the bust of an emperor, facing right, diademed and draped. The back (reverse) shows an inscription.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Byzantine

Title

12 Nummi (Coin) of a Byzantine Emperor

Origin

Byzantine Empire

Date

Struck 500 CE–599 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: Ι+Β / ΑΛΕΞ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.4 cm; 2.52 g

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1938.1240

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