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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0080
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Constantine X; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  1059-1067
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  8.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8156, January 1976.
BIRBI-MH0080.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type Vf) facing, with long beard and cross nimbus having pellet in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; holding book with ornamentation (X with pellet in each segment); nomina sacra to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Bust of emperor facing, bearded, wearing modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia. in r. hand cross, in l. hand akakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ЄMMANOVHΛ (Emmanuel) IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: +KաNRΛCI ΛЄVCOΔOVK (Constantine, emperor, and Eudokia)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.9.7

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine X
Byzantine
c.1006
1067
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