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Anonymous Ruler, Silver, Half Siliqua, Constantinople, circa 530-580?

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Tyche (Constantinopolis) facing right. No legend.

Reverse

in wreath.

Obverse

Bust of Tyche (Constantinopolis) facing right. No legend.

Reverse

in wreath.

Accession number BZC.2005.26
Ruler Anonymous Ruler
Metal Silver
Denomination Half Siliqua
Mint Constantinople
Date circa 530580?
Diameter 13.0 mm
Weight 0.94 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

S. Bendall, “Some Comments on the Anonymous Silver Coinage of the Fourth to Sixth Centuries AD,” no. 18.

I. Tolstoi, Vizantīĭskii︠a︡ monety [Monnaies byzantines], no. 615.

Acquisition History

A. H. Baldwin's Byzantine list no. 45, October 2005, no. 5