1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 811 - 813

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 811 - 813

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Michael I Rhangabe
Byzantine Empire, 811 - 813
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Michael I with a short beard wearing crown and chlamys, holding cross potent and akakia, in left field there is a pellet.
Obverse Text: MIXAHL / bASILE
Reverse Image: Portrait bust of Theophylactus, beardless, wearing crown and loros and holding a globus cruciger and cruciform scepter.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
811 - 813
period of administration
0811 - 0813
Michael I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.1 cm x 2.2 cm; 1/32 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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