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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4837
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anonymous; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Crimean Peninsula: Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  8th century
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  2.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4789. A. H. Baldwin, 3rd November 1964. 'In a group of coins that look as if they were remnants of Grantley 2546.'
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Description:  Obverse: A. Reverse: Monogram of Cherson.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. XXXV AE4 (Alexander); Anokhin pl. XXIV 349.

Notes:  Usually referenced as Alexander, reassigned fairly convincingly by Anokhin to an anonymous issue of the archontes of the city of Kherson in the 8th century.

2 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Kherson
Greek, Byzantine.


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