This booklet covers phases of the coinage, gold, silver, and copper coinage, types and inscriptions, and ruler representations. Tables of values corresponding with various times in the empire's history, a list of Byzantine emperors, and a glossary are also provided.
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Alexius Anastasius Andronicus appearance assarion Basil Basil II basilicon Bellinger billon bust of Christ Byzantine coins Byzantine period Byzantium carats catalogue Christ Pantocrator Christogram coin known concave Constans Constans II Constantine VII Constantinople Copper follis cross on steps debased Denomination Weight/Purity Exchange Dumbarton Oaks Dynasty eleventh emperor facing bust fifth century fourth century gold coin gold coinage Gold histamenon Gold Hyperpyron Gold solidus grams Greek Grierson Heraclius Constantine Heraclonas hexagram histamenon hyperpyra hyperpyron initially inscription reads Isaurian issues Justin Justin II Justinian Justinian II late Roman Latin Metal Denomination Weight/Purity Michael Michael III miliaresion mints Nicephorus nomismata numismatic numismatists nummi obverse Palaeologan Phocas portraiture profile bust reign representations of Christ reverse type Romanus III saints seated figure semissis seventh century siliqua silver coin Silver miliaresion solidus q.v. standing figure stavraton struck term tetartera tetarteron Theodora thirteenth century Tiberius trachy tremissis Victory Virgin weight Weight/Purity Exchange Ratio