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ID number:  BIRBI-MH100
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  5.29
Provenance:  Whitting 8022. January 1976, from the Mardin Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing, holding gospels in l. hand, one pellet in each limb of cross in nimbus. Reverse: ornate cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: none.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 anonymous follis class I

Notes:  Countermarked on obverse: Saif.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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