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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4481
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Philippikos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  711-713
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0333. Ex Captain G. R. Southey collection, 1948.
BIRBI-B4481.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Philippikos bearded, facing, wearing loros and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and eagle-topped sceptre in l.. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D[reversed]N FILЄPICЧS MuL TuS AN (Lord Philippikos, many years). Reverse: VICTORIA AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: S (6). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 1.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Philippikos
Armenian

714/715
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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