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ID number:  BIRBI-N0013
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Roger II; Sicily
Denomination:  Follaro
Place made:  Sicily
Culture:  Norman Sicilian
Date made:  1127-1130
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.10
Axis (degrees):  135.00

Description:  Obverse: Roger standing, wearing a Byzantine imperial crown., pendilia, full imperial costume, holding in his r. hand a long cross and in his l. a globus cruciger. Reverse: Long cross floriate ends and four small wedges in the quarters.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: IC XC NI KA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  Grierson and Travaini 1998, n. 165-169.

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Roger II

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