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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4702
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theophilos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  7.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4772. Karageorghiou 29th August 1964.
BIRBI-B4702.jpg

Description:  Obverse: half-length figure of Theophilos bearded facing, wearing loros and crown with tufa (4 dots), holding labarum with cross in r. hand. Reverse: legend.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: θЄOFIL' ...ASIL' (Theophilos emperor). +θEO/FILЄ AVʕ/OVSτЄ SV / nICAS (Theophilos Augustus you conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE15d.

Notes:  Clipped to bottom left of obverse.

3 Related People

Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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