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1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 802 - 811

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 802 - 811

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Nicephorus I
Byzantine Empire 802 - 811
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Nicephorus with short beard wearing crown and chlamys and holding cross potent and akakia
Obverse Text: NICIFOROS / BASILE
Reverse Image: Portrait bust of Stauracius, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys holding a globus cruciger and akakia.
Reverse Text: STAVRACIS / DESPO
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
802 - 811
maker
Nicephorus I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
city
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.14 cm x 1.98 cm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6092
catalog number
68.159.6092
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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