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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4690
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theophilos; Michael III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  1.65
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3883. Bt Lucerne 9th April 1960 no. 444.
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Description:  Obverse: legend within three dotted circles. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within three dotted circles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +θЄO/FILOS S MI/XAHL ЄC θЄ' / bASILIS RO/MAIOn (Theophilos and Michael by God emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRIS τЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR12, BN II Cp/AR/07.

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Whitting, Philip David
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Michael III
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Theophilos
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