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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5423
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Romanos IV; Eudokia Makrembolitissa; Konstantios Doukas; Michael VII; Andronikos Doukas; Constantinople
Denomination:  Nomisma
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1068-1071
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  4.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1155. Sotherby, 10th December 1962. 'No. 124'.
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Description:  Obverse: Three full-length figures standing facing, Michael VII in centre carrying labarum sceptre in r. hand, Konstantios to l. with globus cruciger in r. hand, Andronikos to r. with globus cruciger in l. hand. All three wearing loros and crown with pendilia. Line of dots to bottom of field. Reverse: Three full-length figures standing facing, Christ nimbate in centre standing on footstool and wearing tunic and himation, crowning both figures. Romanos on l. wearing loros and crown and carrying globus cruciger in l. hand, Eudokia on r. wearing loros and pinnacled crown.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +KΨN MX ANΔ (Konsantinos, Michael, Andronikos). Reverse: +PωMΛN CVJU.II (Romanos, Eudokia)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. LXV AV2.1

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Constantinople
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Eudokia Makrembolitissa
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Andronikos Doukas
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Konstantios Doukas
Byzantine


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Michael VII
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Romanos IV
Byzantine

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