Jump to content

the 9th century 'uncertain provincial mint'


Recommended Posts


S 1721  27mm, 7.04g.

I purchased this slightly better than average, otherwise unremarkable coin as a throw-in with my order, as to tick Basil I off the list.  I also was intrigued by it allegedly being from the uncertain provincial mint.  The coin isn't bad in person.

Did the dealer get it right?

Are there any theories where the 'uncertain provincial mint' might be from?  Thessalonica?

Feel free to post any Theophilus or Basil I coins from this provincial mint.

The Romanus I was the other inexpensive throw-in to the order.  It certainly is an upgrade to the cruddy example which I've had for many years.



  • Like 5
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...