1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 802 - 811

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One (1) solidus coin, Nicephorus I

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Byzantine Empire 802 - 811

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Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Nicephorus with short beard wearing crown and chlamys and holding cross potent and akakia

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Obverse Text: NICIFOROS / bASILE

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Reverse Image: Cross potent on three steps.

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Reverse Text: IhSUS XRISTUS NICA Θ

Date Made: 802 - 811

Maker: Nicephorus I Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

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

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Byzantine Coins, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection

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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.6091Catalog Number: 68.159.6091Accession Number: 283645

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: .13 cm x 2.03 cm; 1/16 in x 13/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-c77c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1800251

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