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ID number:  BIRBI-B4920
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine VII; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Crimean Peninsula: Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  945-959
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1988. B. A. Seaby, March 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Cross monogram of Constantine (cross, lower arm based on lower-case Omega, right arm connecting to a C, left arm to capital Eta, upper arm capital Tau with outwards-facing chevron to right of arm). Reverse: Cross monogram of Romanos (large capital Rho on Omega-shaped base, capital Eta on left arm and capital Alpha on right arm.)

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. XL AE38.7

3 Related People

Constantine VII
Byzantine
905
959
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Kherson
Greek, Byzantine.


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