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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4750
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  855-867
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  2.01
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2454. bt A. H. Baldwin 1948, ex Lord Grantley collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Inscription within three dotted circles. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps above a pellet.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + mIXA/HL PISτOS / mЄҀAS bA/SILЄЧS RO/mAIOn (Michael faithful great emperor of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRIS τЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AR7, BN II Cp/AR/07

3 Related People

Michael III
Byzantine
840
867
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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