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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0087
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Nikephoros Bryennios
Denomination:  Follis
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  1077/8
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  6.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8163, January 1976.

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type IXa) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus, wearing tunic and himation; r. hand blessing, l. hand holds scroll; nomina sacra to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Patriarchal cross on base and step; X at lower intersection; three pellets at end of each arm.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: C B / N B (Cross, help Nikephoros Bryennios)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.2b

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
Mardin Hoard

Nikephoros Bryennios

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