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ID number:  BIRBI-MH096
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine;Turkman
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  6.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8018. January 1976, from the Mardin Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ seated on throne facing, raising right hand in benediction. Reverse: inscription.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: none visible. Reverse: -+- / IS XS / IΛ-I...Є / ...ΛSIL (Jesus Christ king of kings).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 anonymous follis class F

Notes:  Countermarked on reverse: Atabak.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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