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Mediaeval Silver Dinero of Sancho-Ramirez I of Aragon

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

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


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.

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Reign:King Sancho Ramirez I Of Aragon
Production Period:Mediaeval
Currency:Aragon, Spain

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Diameter:17 mm