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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4642
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Nikephoros I; Stavrakios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  803-811
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2535; ex Andronikos, Istanbul, December 1950 (listed as Leo V).
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Nikephoros bearded l. and Stavrakios beardless r. facing wearing chlamys and cross crown cross floating between heads. Reverse: Denomination mark M (40) with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: XXX NNN ('year 30'). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVI AE5

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Stavrakios
Byzantine

812-01-11
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Nikephoros I
Arab
c. 760
811-07-26
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