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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0075
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Anonymous; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  c.1085-c.1092
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8177, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type VIIb) facing. Reverse: Half-length figure of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; nomina sacra to l. and r. of Virgin; border of large pellets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible Reverse: Μ Θ (Mother of God)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.K.21

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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