1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 797 - 802

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 797 - 802

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One (1) solidus coin, Irene
Byzantine Empire, 797 - 802
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Irene facing front, wearing crown and loros and holding a globus cruciger and cruciform scepter.
Obverse Text: EIRINH / bASILISSH
Reverse Image: Portrait bust of Irene as on obverse.
Reverse Text: EIRINH / bASILISSH
Object Name
coin
date made
797 - 802
maker
Irene Empress of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
city
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.1 mm x 20.4 mm; in x 13/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5823
catalog number
68.159.5823
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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