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Alexios I Komnenos (1048—1118)


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(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 ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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