contorniate meaning

Pronunciation:   "contorniate" in a sentence
  • noun
      A coin or medal with a deep groove round the disc
      Having this


  1. The small instrument often taken for a syrinx on a contorniate medallion of Sallust in the Cabinet Imp�rial de France in Paris may be meant for a miniature portative.

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