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ID number:  BIRBI-B5273
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  c.1075-c.1080
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  5.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing nimbate, single pellet ∙ in l. and r. branches of cross, holding Gospels in l. arm, gesturing with r.. Reverse: Cross crosslet with floriate base and globes at the ends of the cross limbs and stem, two crescents facing away from the centre in top r. and l. of field.

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

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 AEI, BN II Cp/AE/152

2 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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