By Philip Grierson
This publication covers stages of the coinage, gold, silver, and copper coinage, kinds and inscriptions, and ruler representations. Tables of values corresponding with a variety of occasions within the empire's historical past, a listing of Byzantine emperors, and a thesaurus also are supplied.
Read or Download Byzantine Coinage (Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications) PDF
Similar antiques & collectibles books
A accomplished A–Z research of the heritage of clash in Afghanistan from 1747 to the current. • Over forty illustrations, together with the Buddha statues at Bamyan, Kabul; Afghanistan's tricky terrain; Taliban and Mujahideen opponents; and Soviet troops• precise maps, together with the humanitarian state of affairs in September 2001, provinces and significant cities, ethnolinguistic teams within the zone, and the border with Pakistan
I found the hidden secrets and techniques of having autographs from the wealthy and well-known … and that i proportion it all with you in my ebook “Can i've got Your Autograph”. listed below are quite a few of the numerous belongings you will study in my booklet! • how one can create an autograph assortment worthy hundreds of thousands of bucks … at almost free of charge!
Writer R. J. Martin, whose knives are probably the most renowned and sought-after within the undefined, instructs on flat- and double-hollow-grinding knife blades. Martin been featured in BLADE® journal with expanding frequency, and here is your probability to benefit his equipment for blade grinding. you will not be disenchanted.
A Dan Josselyn Memorial PublicationAmong southeastern Indians pottery used to be an innovation that greater the commercial price of local meals and the potency of nutrients instruction. yet even supposing pottery used to be to be had within the Southeast as early as 4,500 years in the past, it took approximately millenia ahead of it used to be popular.
- Functional polymer blends : synthesis, properties, and performances
- The Collector's Guide to eBay
- Enciclopedia de las ciencias filosoficas/ Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences
- 2009 Standard Catalog of Firearms
- 2014 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date
Additional resources for Byzantine Coinage (Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications)
IHS XPS REX REGNANTIVM [“Jesus Christ, king of those who rule”]), but later wholly in Greek. Occasionally there are long inscriptions reading from one side of the coin to the other. The miliaresion of Romanus III, for example, shows a standing Virgin Hodegetria (literally, “the one who leads the way”) with the following metrical text: “O Virgin all-glorious, he who places his hope in thee will prosper in all that he does” (Fig. 66). The double circle of inscriptions on the reverse sides of the stavrata of John V (Fig.
Of gold. ). Christ Emmanuel A term used by art historians for representations of the infant Jesus. Christ Pantocrator A term applied to a particular bust of Christ, showing (lit. “all-ruler”) him clasping a Gospel Book and raising his right hand in benediction. Christogram The monogram of IXP, for ’IhsoËw XristÒw, usually in the form of D but sometimes appearing as B . cross potent A cross with a bar at the end of each arm. ). denier tournois Initially the denier (penny) of base silver struck by the abbots of St.
Introduced by Nicephorus II and struck for a little over a century (ca. 965–1092). After 1092 the name was transferred to a small copper coin that in its small module and thick fabric resembled the gold tetartera of the mid-eleventh century. ) A term referring to the fiduciary nature of a coin whose legal value is higher than its metal one. tournesion (Ital. ) in the Palaeologan period. ), or copper. , concave. See also scyphate. 52 g. trikephalon (lit. ) of the twelfth century and later, since the earliest regular issue had on it a total of three “heads”—those of the emperor, the Virgin, and Christ, the last in the form of a medallion held by the Virgin.