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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4662
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael II; Theophilos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  821-829
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  8.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3277; Istanbul December 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Michael bearded and Theophilos beardless facing wearing chlamys and loros respectively and cross crowns, cross floating above between heads. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MIXAHL S θ EOFILOS (Michael and Theophilos). Reverse: XXX NNN ('year 30'). Off. θ.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XXI AE10, BN II pl.LXXII Cp/AE/05; Kent 72

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Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Michael II
Byzantine

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