816 Late Byzantine coins by Unknown Artist

Hand-struck coins of the Byzantine period between the two sieges of Constantinople.


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.

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