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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH102
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):  5.35
Provenance:  Whitting 8024. January 1976, from the Mardin Hoard.
BIRBI-MH102.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing, only top of head and cross in nimbus visible. Reverse: cross surrounded by large pellets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: none visible. Reverse: none.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 anonymous follis class J

Notes:  Countermarked on reverse: Shams.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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