Girdle with Coins and Medallions, circa ca. 583, reassembled after discovery; Byzantine. This incomplete, massive gold girdle composed of a series of solidi & medallions may have been worn as an insignia of office. The four medallions depicting the emperor Maurice Tiberius for him in 583. Coins are stamped CONOB, indicating that they were minted in the capital city. There is also a coin of Theodosius II (r. 402–50) & four from the brief joint rule of Justin I and Justinian in 527.

Girdle with Coins and Medallions, circa ca. 583, reassembled after discovery; Byzantine. This incomplete, massive gold girdle composed of a series of solidi & medallions may have been worn as an insignia of office. The four medallions depicting the emperor Maurice Tiberius for him in 583. Coins are stamped CONOB, indicating that they were minted in the capital city. There is also a coin of Theodosius II (r. 402–50) & four from the brief joint rule of Justin I and Justinian in 527.

Gold Myenaean Necklaces:

Gold Myenaean Necklaces:

Aquí va una imagen de guardias bizantinos con el emperador Manuel II Paleólogo. El vestido del emperador está basado en un códice francés de esa época. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org

Giusseppe Rava - Manuel II Paleólogo con miembros de su guardia - Constantinopla, siglo XV

Necklace Date: 6th–8th century Medium: Gold, emeralds & agate intaglio Dimensions: Overall: 15 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (39.8 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) Pendant: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (6.3 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) Agate intaglio: 1 1/4 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in. (3.2 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm) Chain: 23 3/4 x 13/16 x 3/16 in. (60.4 x 2.1 x 0.5 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: Purchase, funds from various donors, 1958 Accession Number: 58.43

Necklace Date: 6th–8th century Medium: Gold, emeralds & agate intaglio Dimensions: Overall: 15 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (39.8 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) Pendant: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in. (6.3 x 4.8 x 0.5 cm) Agate intaglio: 1 1/4 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in. (3.2 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm) Chain: 23 3/4 x 13/16 x 3/16 in. (60.4 x 2.1 x 0.5 cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gold Credit Line: Purchase, funds from various donors, 1958 Accession Number: 58.43

Gold Ring with Double-Bezel Set with Garnet and  Pearl  Byzantine, early 6th century

Gold Ring with Double-Bezel Set with Garnet and Pearl Byzantine, early 6th century

A preview of our blog on the story behind a Anglo-Saxon coin discovered in England.

A preview of our blog on the story behind a Anglo-Saxon coin discovered in England.

BYZANTINE, 5TH-7TH CENTURY PENDANT CROSS gold, gem-set, probably a garnet 41 by 26mm., 1 5/8 by 1in.

BYZANTINE, 5TH-7TH CENTURY PENDANT CROSS gold, gem-set, probably a garnet 41 by 26mm., 1 5/8 by 1in.

Ancient Celtic Coin Art LILLY, Simon

Leatherman Surge Pocket Multitool With Sheath + 42 Pc Bit Kit + Extender

EdgarLOwen.com BYZANTINE ART AND ARTIFACTS

EdgarLOwen.com BYZANTINE ART AND ARTIFACTS

BYZANTINE JEWELRY 11TH CENTURY 0310000093 Gold and enamel reliquary cross, Byzantine, early 11th century.This is a view of the closed pendant. The reverse of the pendant depicts the Virgin Mary with St Basil the Great and St Gregory Thaumaturgus. This small pendant has been found on the site of the Great Palace at Constantinople.ME, 1965,6-4,1 British Museum, London, Great Britain

BYZANTINE JEWELRY 11TH CENTURY 0310000093 Gold and enamel reliquary cross, Byzantine, early 11th century.This is a view of the closed pendant. The reverse of the pendant depicts the Virgin Mary with St Basil the Great and St Gregory Thaumaturgus. This small pendant has been found on the site of the Great Palace at Constantinople.ME, 1965,6-4,1 British Museum, London, Great Britain

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