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ID number:  BIRBI-B5265
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0090.
BIRBI-B5265.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing nimbate, pellets on Gospels. Reverse: Patriarchal cross with floriate motif on base, globes at ends of cross limbs.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None.

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

Notes:  Badly corroded, overstruck, not clear what on.

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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