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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4733
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theophilos; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.69
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3650. bt Spink February 1951.
BIRBI-B4733.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Theophilos bearded facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown. Reverse: M with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …ЄOFI LOS bASI (Theophilos emperor). Reverse: XXX NNN (corruption from 'year 30'). Control mark: θ (9).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE30.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
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