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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4600
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine VI; Eirini; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  780-797
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.19
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2921. Bt Glendining 28th November 1962, no. 316.
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Description:  Obverse: legend within three circles of points. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within three dotted circles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: COnS / τAnτInO / S S IR[...]E / CθEu bA / SILIS+ (Constantine and Irene, holy emperors). Reverse: IhSuS XRISτuS nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XIV AR4b

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Constantine VI
Byzantine
771-01-14
797
Eirini
Greek
752
803-08-09
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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