1 Miliaresion, Byzantine Empire, 931 - 945

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One (1) miliaresion coin, Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus

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Byzantine Empire, 931 - 945

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Obverse Image: Cross potent on three steps, beneath is a cross constructed out of pellets; at the center of the cross is an oval medallion with facing bust of Romanus I, bearded and wearing a crown and loros, in left field R / W in right field M / A surrounded entirely by a triple border ornamented with four equally spaced globules.

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Obverse Text: R / W / IhSUS / XRISTUS / NICA / M / A

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Reverse Image: Text split into five lines surrounded by a triple border; beneath and above are crosses comprised of five pellets like obverse, all surrounded by triple border ornamented with eight equally spaced globules.

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Reverse Text: ROMANO / CONSTANT / STEFANOS / CE CONSTA / EN XW b R

Date Made: 931 - 945

Maker: Constantine VII Emperor of ByzantiumRomanus I Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Turkey: ─░stanbul provinceCity: Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Constantinople

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Credit Line: Bullowa, Catherine

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU60410.0036Accession Number: 222037Catalog Number: NU60410.0036

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: ar (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 mm x 23.8 mm; in x 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1810-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251786

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