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ID number:  BIRBI-B4726
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theophilos; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3662. bt B. A. Seaby June 1947.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Theophilos bearded facing, wearing loros and cross crown. Reverse: busts of Michael and Constantine facing, wearing chlamidi and cross crowns, star floating above between heads.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …FLOS bAS (Theophilos emperor). Reverse: …XAHL S COnS (Michael and Constantine).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE29.

3 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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