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ID number:  BIRBI-B5261
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anonymous; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  c.1070-c.1075
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  6.72
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1034.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing nimbate with cross, :∙: in each limb of cross. Reverse: Patriarchal cross with floriate motif on base, globes at ends of cross limbs.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC… (Jesus Christ). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 AEH, BN II Cp/AE/151

Notes:  Possible brockage of reverse on obverse.

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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