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Nomisma: CM.1431-1950

Object information

Awaiting location update


Mint: Constantinople
Ruler: Basil II Porphyrogenitus (976-1025) (Co-emperor)
Ruler: Constantine VIII Porphyrogenitus (962-1028) (Co-emperor)




Byzantine, Basil II and Constantine VIII (976-1025), gold nomisma, Constantinople, 4.40g


History note: Gift of the family of the late C.J. Bunn 1950

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Family of Late C. J. Bunn


976 - 1025

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Weight 4.4 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1431-1950
Primary reference Number: 300831
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 4 August 2021 Updated: Tuesday 5 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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