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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5421
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Syria 1957 Hoard
Maker:  Romanos IV; Eudokia Makrembolitissa; Michael VII; Konstantios Doukas; Andronikos Doukas; Constantinople
Denomination:  Histamenon nomisma
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1068-1071
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  4.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 661. bt. A. H. Baldwin July 1957, from Syria.
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Description:  Obverse: Michael VII centre holding sceptre in r. hand and akakia in l., Konstantios l. holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l., Andronikos r. holding globus cruciger in l. hand and akakia in r., all wearing loros and crown surmounted by three pellets with pendilia standing on separate cushions. Reverse: Christ standing centre on a square footstool blessing Romanos IV l. and Eudokia r., both wearing loros, Romanos holds globus cruciger in l. hand and wears cross crown, Eudokia holds globus cruciger in r. hand and wears crown with 3 pinacles and pendilia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: KωN M… ΛNΔ (Konstantios, Michael, Andronikos). Reverse: + IωMΛN~ IC XC CIIΛUKH (Romanos, Jesus Christ, Eudokia).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 AV1

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Byzantine


Romanos IV
Byzantine

1072
Konstantios Doukas
Byzantine


Syria 1957 Hoard



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