Museums Home BMAGiC Home Search Browse BMAGiC Help About BMAGiC Contact Us
           

Mediaeval Silver Dinero of Sancho-Ramirez I of Aragon

View main imageView larger image
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Additional Images

Click on each image below to view at full size:
View image 2 

Basic Information

Accession Number:1993C697
Collection:Antiquities - Ancient & Mediaeval Coins
Date:1063 - 1094

Notes

Sancho-Ramirez was the first king of Aragon to issue coins. His father, Ramiro, founded the kingdom of Aragon, in eastern Spain, in 1035. Aragon became very powerful and eventually united with Castille to form modern Spain.The obverse of the coin depicts the King, Sancho-Ramirez I, in profile. On the reverse is a floral design, with the name of the kingdom, Aragon.

Ian Donal Finney Bequest, 1993.

Further Information

Reign:King Sancho Ramirez I Of Aragon
Production Period:Mediaeval
Material(s):Silver
Denomination:Dinero
Currency:Aragon, Spain

Associated People

Associated Places

Dimensions

Diameter:17 mm