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ID number:  BIRBI-B4501
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodosios III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  715-717
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.39
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting Collection, 0335. Basle December 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Theodosios bearded, facing, wearing loros and cross crown, holding patriarchal globus cruciger r. hand and akakia in l.. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …SIЧS MЧL A (Artemios Anastasios, many years). Reverse: VI…R… AVSЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: Z (7). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 1.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Theodosios III
Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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