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ID number:  BIRBI-B4619
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:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  803-811
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1955. Bt R. M. Cunningham February 1951.
BIRBI-B4619.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Nikephoros facing, wearing loros and cross crown, holding cross potent in r. hand. Reverse: bust of Stavrakios facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: [...]KH (Nikephoros). Reverse: C[...]AV (Stavrakios…).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVI AE10

Notes:  clipped

4 Related People

Nikephoros I
Arab
c. 760
811-07-26
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stavrakios
Byzantine

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