Miliaresion coin of Basil II and Constantine VIII - ROM2011_11740_28


Miliaresion coin of Basil II and Constantine VIII

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Constantinople (modern Istanbul), Turkey
Date: 989-1025 AD
Period: Byzantine period
Diameter 2.9 cm
Object number: 994.220.91
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: History/Trade & Commerce
DescriptionBasil, the senior emperor, defeated the Bulgarians; he annexed their and other peoples' territories.
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