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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH098
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):  2.90
Weight (g):  8.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8020. January 1976, from the Mardin Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing, pellet in top left quadrant and square in top limb of cross visible. Reverse: cross on three steps, inscription saparated around limbs.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: none visible. Reverse: IS XC / ...ΛS ILЄ / IΛS ILЄ (Jesus Christ king of kings).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 anonymous follis class B

Notes:  Countermarked on obverse: Dhimam.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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