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ID number:  BIRBI-B4487
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Philippikos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  712-713
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0004B. Spink May 1971.
BIRBI-B4487.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Philippikos facing, wearing loros, holding eagle-topped sceptre in l.. Reverse: K with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: No inscription visible. Reverse: NNN II (Year 2). Officina: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB III, 22.

Notes:  Overstruck, not clear on what.

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Philippikos
Armenian

714/715
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