1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1261 - 1282

1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1261 - 1282

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hyperpyron coin, Michael VIII Palaeologus
Byzantine Empire, 1261 - 1282
Obverse Image: Virgin orans within city walls with six groups of towers.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Michael kneels on the left before a seated Christ who holds the book of Gospels and is supported by Saint Michael.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1261 - 1282
Michael VIII Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.3 cm x 2.38 cm; 1/8 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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