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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.

This incomplete, massive gold girdle composed of a series of solidi (gold coins) and medallions may have been worn as an insignia of office. The four medallions depicting the emperor Maurice Tiberius (r

Pair Of Byzantine Bracelets | 5th-7th Century CE | Gold, lapis lazuli, glass & pearl | Valued 310,000-450,000 US dollars; via Christie's

(Byzantine) pair of Gold, lapis lazuli, glass and pearl bracelets, Byzantine, circa century CE.

Enamelled gold dress ornament with a central openwork heart with a skull and cross-bones, two arrows and other devices, with rubies, emeralds, a table-cut diamond and hung with pearls, probably Germany, about 1575-1600. Height: 5.1 cm, Width: 4.7 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

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Enamelled gold dress ornament with a central openwork heart with a skull and…

Oxfordshire produced the most amazing discovery in the summer of 2007: 210 gold coins  dating from the reigns of Henry VI to Henry VIII (1470–1547). The

Ashmolean Advent Calendar Day 23 Tudor hoard of 210 English gold angels and half-angel coins See them in Gallery

Coin from a Girdle (attached with 17.190.147). Date: ca. 583, reassembled after discovery. Culture: Byzantine. Medium: Gold.

Coin from a Girdle (attached with Date: ca. reassembled after discovery Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold

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