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Uncertain Authority, Copper, Twelve Nummi, Imitation, Caesarea, circa 600-700

 
 

Obverse

Head in profile?

Reverse

Β above, step below.

Exergue

ΛΛ

Obverse

Head in profile?

Reverse

Β above, step below.

Exergue

ΛΛ

Accession number BZC.2006.30
Ruler Uncertain Authority
Metal Copper
Denomination Twelve Nummi
Mint Caesarea
Date circa 600700
Diameter 10.0 mm
Weight 0.33 g
Relation of Dies 9:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

S. Bendall, “The Byzantine Coinage of the Mint of Jerusalem,” 313.

H. Evans and B. Ratliff, Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th Centuries (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 14th–July 8th, 2012), 139, no. 84 (C).

C. Foss, Arab-Byzantine Coins: An Introduction, with a Catalogue of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, 6.

P. Lampinen, “The Coins: Preliminary Report 1990.”

Acquisition History

Gift of Peter Lampinen