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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Byzantine, Roman – 831 AD


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Byzantine, Roman – 831 AD

Obverse: Cross potent on 3 steps; IhSUS XRISTUS nICA legend, triple dot border.
Reverse: Theophilus, by the Grace of Christ, Emperor of the Romans, in six lines.

Obv. IhSUS XRISTUS ҺICA, Large cross potent on three steps, triple beaded border. Rev. Legend: + ΘEOFI/LOS dULOS/XRISTU S PIS/TOS ЄҺ AVTO/ bASILEU’ RO/MAIOҺ written in six lines, triple beaded border.


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Value: Miliaresion. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 3.32 grams. Mint: Constantinople. Date: 830-838 AD. Attribution: Dumbarton Oaks Collection III 10; BN 1-2; Sear 1661. Busso Peus 1996, 864.

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