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ID number:  BIRBI-B4617
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Nikephoros I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  802-803
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1948. Bt R. M. Cunningham February 1951.
BIRBI-B4617.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Nikephoros facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding cross potent in r. hand and akakia in l. Reverse: denomination mark dividing legend, with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: nI ...IF… bA… (Emperor Nikephoros). Reverse: XXX / NNN (Year 30). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVI AE4, BN II pl.LXX Cp/AE/01

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Nikephoros I
Arab
c. 760
811-07-26
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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