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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4803
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Basil I; Kherson
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Crimean Peninsula: Kherson
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  879-886
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.71
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1985. R. M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: B on base. Reverse: Cross on two steps, with pellet to either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. XXXIII AE20a.3

Notes:  Plugged piercing to N of obverse.

3 Related People

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


Basil I
Byzantine

886
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