Numismatics
Ruler: Alexius III Angelos, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire, Greek, ca. 1153–1211, ruled 1195–1203
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Gold Hyperpyron of Alexius III from Constantinople

1185–1204

Gold

4.39 g, 6:00, 29.0 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.21976
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
12th–13th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1933–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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