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This coin was struck in a moving military mint by Mark Antony. He produced these coins to pay his soldiers. Since high production was required, copper was added, resulting in a low desire to save these coins. Since these coins were heavily circulated…

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.…
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