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ID number:  BIRBI-MH103
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):  5.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8069. January 1976, from the Mardin Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ standing facing, holding gospels in l. hand. Reverse: cross with pellets along limbs and at ends, inscription written in each quadrant.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: none visible. Reverse: IC N- NI KA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 anonymous follis class C

Notes:  Countermarked on obverse: Shams.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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