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ID number:  BIRBI-B4706
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:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  6.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3661. From B. Kent, Lewes, January 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Theophilos and Constantine facing wearing chlamys and loros respectively and cross crowns. Reverse: M with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …FILOS S COnSτAnτ (Theophilos and Constantine). XXX NNN (corruption from 'year 30'). Control mark θ (9).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE14.

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine
Byzantine


Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
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