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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-A-B0009
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Damascus
Denomination:  Fals
Place made:  Damascus
Culture:  Arabic
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  4.13
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5183.
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Description:  Obverse: Emperor standing facing, wearing cross crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger in l. hand and cross-topped staff in r. T perch with bird above in l. field. Reverse: M with chrismon above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛЄO (Lion). Reverse: جائز ضرب دمشق (legally struck in Damascus).

Bibliography:  Walker 22; SICA 572.

2 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Damascus



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