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PREFERRED TERM
1820Hyperpyra  
SCOPE NOTE
  • Gold, concave Byzantine coins of 20.5 carats. They were first introduced in 1092 CE by Alexios I Komnenos and they were equal to 12 miliaresia or 6.000 nummi. They ceased to be minted during the 14th-15th c. CE and the name remained in use thereafter solely as a money of account.
SOURCE
  • Amandry, Dhénin, Popoff, Thierry, & Vellet 2002
  • Hendy 1999
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Iakovidou Athena (AA)
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Υπέρπυρα

Greek

URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/1820
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