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ID number:  BIRBI-B4922
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Romanos II; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Crimean Peninsula: Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  959-963
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1944. Presented by Mr C. C. Oman, 1937.
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Description:  Obverse: Cross monogram of Romanos (large capital Rho on Omega-shaped base, capital Mu on left arm and capital Alpha on right arm). Reverse: Cross on two steps, pellet on both sides.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. XL AE3a.3

Notes:  Previously attributed to Romanos I by Haines.

3 Related People

Kherson
Greek, Byzantine.


Romanos II
Byzantine
939
963
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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