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ID number:  BIRBI-B4611
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Eirini; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  797-802
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1945. Bt R. M. Cunningham February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Eirini facing, wearing loros and cross crown with pendilia and two pinnacles, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and cross topped sceptre in l. Reverse: denomination mark dividing legend.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: EIRI[… ] (Eirini…). Reverse: XX (20). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XV AE2.3, BN II pl.LXX Cp/AE/01

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Eirini
Greek
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803-08-09
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