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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4747
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael III; Theodora; Thekla; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  842-855
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  1.89
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0230.
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Description:  Obverse: Inscription within three dotted circles. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + mIXA/HL θЄO∂ORA / S θЄCLA ЄC θ / bASILIS RO/mAIOn (Michael, Theodora and Thekla, by God emperors of the Romans). Reverse: InSЧS XRIS τЧS hICA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR5, BN II Cp/AR/02

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