Tetradrachm of Numerian - ROM2011_11731_107


Tetradrachm of Numerian

Medium:Struck billon
Geography: Mint of Alexandria, Egypt
Date: November 283 to September 284 AD
Period: Reign of Numerian, Imperial Roman period
2 cm, 7.28 g
Object number: 910.160.173.1
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Imperial Roman coinage
DescriptionMarcus Aurelius Numerius Numerianus was Augustus (emperor) from 282 to November 284 jointly with his brother Carinus, and succedded his father Carus. A coin made of "billon" is ostensibly a coin of precious metal (silver or gold) but which is greatly debased with copper or copper-alloy.
Roman WorldEgypt
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