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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-A-B0001
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Scythopolis
Denomination:  Fals
Place made:  Beit She'an
Culture:  Arabic
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  10.85
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5182. Seaby September 1952.
BIRBI-A-B0001.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Two emperors enthroned, nimbate wearing trefoil crowns with pendilia, chlamydi, holding cross-topped sceptres in r. hands, cross floating above between heads. Reverse: M with cross above and diamond beneath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CKVθO ΠOΛHC (Scythopolis). Reverse: ANNO… (Year). Mint mark: NIKO.

Bibliography:  Walker 1.

2 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Scythopolis



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