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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4689
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theophilos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  1.84
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3882. Bt Amsterdam J. Schulman 28th March 1960 No. 1223.
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Description:  Obverse: legend within three dotted circles. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within three dotted circles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +θЄOFI/LOS ЄC θЄЧ / PISTOS bA/SILЄЧS RO/MAIOn (Theophilos by God trusted emperor of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRIS τЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR11, BN II Cp/AR/03 or 6.

3 Related People

Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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