Byzantine coins

Dublin Core

Title

Byzantine coins

Subject

The remains of the Roman empire in the Greek East after the fall of Rome.

Description

[no text]

Creator

[no text]

Source

[no text]

Publisher

[no text]

Date

476-1453 CE

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

[no text]

Relation

[no text]

Format

[no text]

Language

[no text]

Type

[no text]

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

[no text]

Collection Items

Solidus of Maurice Tiberius
This coin illustrates a frontal bust of Emperor Maurice of Constantinople (lived 539-602 CE) on its obverse side. The coin depicts Maurice in a Christ-like fashion--he is clean shaven, does not have distinguishing facial features, and holds a cross…

Maurice Tiberius
On the obverse side, it shows Emperor Maurice Tiberius. He was the emperer of the Byzantine Empire from 582-602. On the reverse side, there is an angel holding a cross, both of which represent Christianity. Under emperor Maurice Tiberius's rule, the…

Solidus of Constans II
A bust of emperor Constans II is on the obverse. He was born Heraclius Constantinus Augustus. Constans was a nickname that eventually became standard in text. He is holding a globus cruciger or a cross. On the reverse side, the cross on the steps…

Gold Tremissis (1.48g) of Tiberius II Constantine
The obverse side of the coin features Tiberius II Constantine himself, whose name asserts a connection to Constantine, one of the greatest and most well-liked Roman Emperors in history. The reverse side features a cross potent depiction which is…

AU Solidus of Constans II
The late Roman/Byzantine ruler Constans II was also called Constantine the Bearded. He is depicted with long beard and moustache, wearing a crown and chlamys (a short, fine woolen mantle worn by men in ancient Greece) and holding globus cruciger, a…

Solidus of Heraclius
The obverse has Heraclius depicted as bigger, crowned, and bearded due to his age and power. His son Heraclius Constantine is depicted smaller and beardless on the right. Christianity was the state religion and Heraclius recovered the True Cross…

Reduced Follis of Constantius II
This bronze coin was minted at some point during the reign of Constantius II in the Eastern Roman Empire, also called the Byzantine Empire. The coin features a profile of Constantius II, allowing subjects to learn what their ruler looked like. The…

Gold nomisma of Constantine IX
This gold nomisma, minted between 1042 and 1055 CE, shows Christ wearing a cross and in one hand holding the gospels. On the reverse Constantine IX holds a globes crucigar (cross on a globe) in one hand and a military standard (labarum) in the other.…

AE Follis of Constantius II
Two soldiers are confronting each other while holding a spear in their outer hand and a shield with the other. There is a "standard" between them, usually a pennant, flag, or banner strung to a pole representing a calvary unit for the kingdom the…
View all 9 items