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Gold Tremissis

Gold Tremissis
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1032

Inv.Inventory
 M/II/13
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 199

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showcase M1

Gold Tremissis

Category:
Coins
Date:
Byzantine Period, reign of Heraclius (613 - 641 AD)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus (Excavations of the year 2000)
Material(s):
Non-organic material, metal, gold
Diameter:
1.69 cm;
Thickness:
0.05 cm;
Weight:
1.31 gr
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase M1



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Jürgen Bischoff, 2000 ans sous les mers: Les découvertes de Franck Goddio en Egypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Gottingen: Steidl, 2016): 142.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 71-72, 258-259, 415.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 37-38, 286.
  • Franck Goddio, The Topography and Excavation of Heracleion-Thonis and East Canopus, 1996-2006, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology Monograph 1 (Oxford: Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Institute of Archaeology, 2007): 39.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 309, 337.


     
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