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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4682
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael II; Theophilos; Syracuse
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  820-829
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3667.
BIRBI-B4682.jpg

Description:  Obverse: facing busts of Michael at l. in chlamys and Theophilos at r. in loros. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XXI AE21, BN II pl.LXXII Sy/AE/01 and 10 but bust shape slightly different.

Notes:  Overstruck: traces of chlamys at extreme left of reverse field.

4 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Michael II
Byzantine

829-10-02
Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
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