Denomination nomisma

Name [de]

Nummus (Minimus)


A term used for small bronze coins from Late Antiquity and early Medieval period, which in weight and diametre are similar to the so-called half cententionalis or Aes 4 piece. The term minimus is a modern creation. Compare N. Schindel, Der Minimus, Numismatische Zeitschrift 127, 2021, pp. 153-220.