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ID number:  BIRBI-B4618
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Nikephoros I; Stavrakios; Syracuse
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  803-811
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0648. Bt Glendining 15th May 1957, lot 730; ex Dr. H. F. Vassallo collection, Malta.
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Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Nikephoros facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: beardless bust of Stavrakios facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: nICFORO (Nikephoros). Reverse: STAV[...] (Stavrakios…).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVI AV7

4 Related People

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


Nikephoros I
Arab
c. 760
811-07-26
Stavrakios
Byzantine

812-01-11
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