1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1092 - 1118

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One (1) hyperpyron coin, Alexius I Comnenus

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Byzantine Empire, 1092 - 1118

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Obverse Image: Christ enthroned facing forward wearing a nimbus cross, pallium, and colobium; he raises his right hand in benediction and holds the book of Gospels in his left hand; on either side of the nimbus read IC -- XC.

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Obverse Text: KE / ROHϴEI / IC / XC

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Reverse Image: Alexius stands facing forward wearing a crown, divitision and jeweled chlamys with an extremely exaggerated border; he holds a labarum and globus cruciger; in upper right field manus Dei.

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Reverse Text: A / ΛE / ZIW / ΔEC / ПO/ TH / / TW / KO / MNH / NW

Date Made: 1092 - 1118

Maker: Alexius I Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Turkey: İstanbul province, IstanbulCity: Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople

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Credit Line: U.S. Mint Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.14937.0054Catalog Number: 14937.0054Accession Number: 14937

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: au (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 mm x 29.7 mm; in x 1 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1532-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251846

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