Solidus coin of Constantine VII and Romanus I - ROM2010_11595_12

ROM2010_11595_12

Solidus coin of Constantine VII and Romanus I

Medium:Struck gold
Geography: Mint of Constantinople (modern Istanbul), Turkey
Date: 931-944 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Dimensions:
Diameter 2.1 cm
Object number: 994.220.74
Credit Line: Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionConstantine VII was under regents or co-emperors until AD 945. Artistic and literary, he encouraged encyclopaedias.
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