Update

Related Content

Related Overviews

Alexios I Komnenos (1048—1118)

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • History
  • Early history (500 CE to 1500)

GO

Show Summary Details

Overview

Hyperpyron


Quick Reference

(νόμισμα ὑπέρπυρον, lit. “highly refined”), the gold coin of standard weight (4.55 g) but only 20.5 carats fine, introduced by Alexios I in 1092 and continued by his successors, though ...


Reference entries