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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-N0019
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Roger II; Sicily
Denomination:  Follaro
Place made:  Sicily
Culture:  Norman Sicilian
Date made:  1130-1138
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.35
Weight (g):  1.04
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6054. Ex J. R. Stewart collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex Grantley collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Roger standing, facing, holding cross-sceptre over r. shoulder. Reverse: Cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: P O Γ Ρ Ι Ρ Η Ξ. (King Roger) Reverse: +IC + XC + NI + KA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  Grierson and Travaini 1998, n. 180-182.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


Roger II
Norman
1095
1154
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