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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4625
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael I; Theophylact; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  811-813
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  1.90
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6190; bt. A. H. Baldwin 30th September 1968, ex ex Dr. Protonotarios.
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Description:  Obverse: legend within two dotted circles. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within two dotted circles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + MIXA/HL S θEOFV/LACτE EC θ' / bASILIS RO/MAIOn (Michael and Theophylact by God Emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRIS τЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVII AR3.4, BN II pl.LXX Cp/AR/02

Notes:  Pierced and abortive pierce attempt.

4 Related People

Michael I
Byzantine

844-01-11
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theophylact
Byzantine

849-01-15
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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