Tetarteron

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  • TETARTERON — et contracte Tartaron, apud Alb. Aquensem, Imperator de moneta, quae dicitur Tartaron, modium unum exercitui illius erogavit, l. 1. c. 16. aliosque Rerum Hierosol. Scriptores, monetae nomen est Byzantiae, quam Graeci τεταρτηρὸν vocavêre, uti… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Histamenon — of Constantine VIII (r. 1025–1028). Histamenon (Greek: νόμισμα ἱστάμενον, standard coin ) was the name given to the gold Byzantine solidus when the slightly lighter tetarteron was introduced in the 960s. To distinguis …   Wikipedia

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  • As (Roman coin) — Ases redirects here. For the acronym ASES , see American Solar Energy Society. Circa 240 225 BC. Æ Aes grave As The as (plural asses), also assarius (rendered into Greek as ἀσσάριον, assarion) …   Wikipedia

  • Nummus — Nummi coins of the late reign of Anastasius I: in the right a 40 nummi coin (follis) and in the left a 5 nummi coin (pentanummium) Nummus (Greek: νουμμίον, noummion), plural nummi (νοῦμμοι) is a Latin term meaning …   Wikipedia

  • Byzantinische Währung — Die byzantinische Währung, also das Geld, welches im Oströmischen Reich nach dem Fall des Weströmischen Reichs benutzt wurde, bestand im Wesentlichen aus zwei Arten von Münzen: dem goldenen Solidus und einer Vielfalt von Bronzemünzen. 40 Nummi… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stavraton — of the Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos (r. 1391–1425) The stavraton or stauraton (Greek: σταυράτον) was a type of silver coin used during the last century of the Byzantine Empire. The name first appears in the mid 11th century for a gold histamenon …   Wikipedia

  • Michaelaton — (histamenon) of Michael VII. The michaelaton (Greek: νόμισμα μιχαηλᾶτον, coin of Michael ), in Latin michaelatus, was the colloquial name given to the gold Byzantine coins (nomismata) struck by any emperor called Michael. In a more technical… …   Wikipedia

  • Miliaresion — Example of the first miliaresia, struck by Leo III (r. 717–741) to celebrate the coronation of his son, Constantine V (r. 741–775), as co emperor. Notice the lack of any imagery except the cross …   Wikipedia

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