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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH101
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):  2.60
Weight (g):  4.12
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8023. January 1976, from the Mardin Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing , no detail visible. Reverse: Theotokos orans.

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

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 anonymous follis class K

Notes:  Countermarked on reverse: Shams.

3 Related People

Mardin Hoard



Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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