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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.211
People
Constantine IX, Byzantine (r. 1042 - 1055)
Title
Coin of Constantine IX, Constantinople
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1042-1055 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Middle
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/323002
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.2 g
2.5 cm (1 in.)
Die Axis
6
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: illegible
  • Reverse Inscription: illegible
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.211
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: emperor in military attire, facing, holding long cross and sword, around Greek inscription
Rev.: Virgin Mary, standing facing, orans, around Greek inscription

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