contorniate definition

  • noun:
    • A bronze medal or medallion with a-deep furrow regarding the contour or advantage, expected to have now been hit when you look at the times of Constantine along with his successors.
    • A species of medal or medallion of bronze, having a deep furrow on contour or advantage; -- likely to are struck into the times of Constantine and his successors.
    • A coin or medal having such a circumference: a term used by numismatists to certain Roman copper pieces, which are characterized by wearing each side a circular furrow.
  • others:
    • Having a furrowed circumference or circular furrow.

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