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ID number:  BIRBI-B4913
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Romanos I Lekapenos; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Crimean Peninsula: Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  921-944
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  7.36
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1991. A. H. Baldwin, April 1949 (ex Grantley collection).
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Description:  Obverse: Monogram of Romanos (Captial Rho on crescent-shaped base). Reverse: Cross on two steps, pellets to either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. XL AE32b.1

3 Related People

Romanos I Lekapenos
Armenian

948
Kherson
Greek, Byzantine.


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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