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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.1598
People
Constantine X, Byzantine (r. 1059-1067)
Title
Coin of Constantine X
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1059-1067 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Middle
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/75129
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.58 g
Denomination
two-thirds miliaresion
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: +ThetaKE ROHTheta
  • Reverse Inscription: +ThetaKERO | HThetaEIKPsiN | CTANTINPsi | DECPiOTH | TPsiDeltaAKA. Second to the last A is upside-down.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 3.2, 6a.2 (p. 772)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.1598
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Virgin stnading facing on souppedion, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion. To l., MR, to r., ThetaV, with 5-pellet cross design to l. and r. of head. Single border of dots.

Rev.: < -- > above inscription and < • > below it.

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