Gold coin minted by Tsar Ivan Asen II of the Second Bulgarian Empire; the image shows the coronation of the emperor by the hand of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki as military saint. The iconographic model is byzantine from the mint of Thessaloniki

CountryEurope
Rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/
(Sofia, Archaeological Museum)
Repository Pagehttps://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/22/_74900.html...
Web Pagehttps://cmc.byzart.eu/items/show/74900/...
Subject Termsminting, coinage (process), Byzantine art, Archaeology, Byzantine (culture and style), gold (metal), Au, coins (money), coin (money)
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna