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Numismatics
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Romanus IV, emperor of Byzantium A.D. 1068-1071
Artist: Unknown

Histamenon from Constantinople

1068–71

Gold

4.42 g, 6:00, 27.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.21009
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Retailed in Athens, Greece
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
11th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1926–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.