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ID number:  BIRBI-B4987
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Basil II; Constantine VIII; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Crimean Peninsula: Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  977-989
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.15
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3216. Bought Seaby December 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: monogram. Reverse: monogram.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: BACIΛIOV (Basil). Reverse: ΔΕCΠOTOU (Ruler).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 AE21a

4 Related People

Kherson
Greek, Byzantine.


Basil II
Byzantine
958
1025
Constantine VIII
Byzantine
960
1028
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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