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ID number:  BIRBI-B4626
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael I?; Michael II?; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  811-821
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Michael facing bearded wearing loros and cross crown holding globus cruciger in r. hand and cross-topped sceptre in l. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MIXA HLbA… (Michael Emperor). Reverse: XXX ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XX AE7.2 (listed as Michael II)

4 Related People

Michael II
Byzantine

829-10-02
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Michael I
Byzantine

844-01-11
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