Hand-struck coins of the Byzantine period between the two sieges of Constantinople.
816 Late Byzantine coins by Unknown Artist, 1204–1453
© Ashmolean Museum
- Gold, electrum, silver, silver-copper alloy, copper
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £130,000)
- Acquired in:
- Simon Bendall
During the period 1204-1261, when the emperors were in exile from Constantinople, coins of very high quality were produced by other mints.
Private collection formed in London over the last 30 years.