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ID number:  BIRBI-B4687
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theophilos; Constantine; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  2.97
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6191. Bt A. H. Baldwin 30th September 1968 ex. Dr. Protonotarios collection.
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Description:  Obverse: legend within three dotted circles. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within three dotted circles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + θЄOFI/…OS S COnSτ/AnτInOS dЧ/LЧ XRISτЧS / PISτЧ bASIL' / ROMAIO' (Theophilos and Constantine servants of Christ trusted emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRIS τЧ… nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR9.

Notes:  Pierced and cracked at top left of the obverse.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
Constantine
Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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