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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4485
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Philippikos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  711-713
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.14
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1912.
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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: M with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: -H FLЄ PICЧ… (Our lord Philippikos). Officina: B (2). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 21.

Notes:  Overstruck, not clear on what.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Philippikos
Armenian

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