Miliarisium

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Miliarisium

 

a coin of the later Roman and early Byzantine periods. It contained 4.55 g of silver. It was introduced by Constantine I (fourth century) and was in use until A.D. 615. Nominal value of the miliarisium was one-thousandth of a gold Byzantine pound.

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