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ID number:  BIRBI-B4622
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):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4029. Bt Spink February 1962.
BIRBI-B4622.jpg

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΔEC (Despot). Reverse: CT (Stavrakios…).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVII AE11

Notes:  clipped. Whitting thought this a coin of Leo IV.

5 Related People

Stavrakios
Byzantine

812-01-11
Leo IV
Byzantine
750-01
780-09-08
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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