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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4631
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael I?; Theophylact?; Michael II?; Theophilos?; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  811-c. 824
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.64
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Michael and Theoph(ylact/ilos) bearded and beardless respectively facing wearing chlamys and loros respectively and cross crowns. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MIXA HL SθEO (Michael and Theo…). Reverse: XXX NNN ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XX AE8.5 (listed as Michael II), BN II pl.LXX Cp/AE/01 (listed as Michael I)

6 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Michael I
Byzantine

844-01-11
Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Theophylact
Byzantine

849-01-15
Michael II
Byzantine

829-10-02
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