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ID number:  BIRBI-B4764
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Basil I; Constantine; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  868-870
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  5.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1073. B.A. Seaby, September 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Basil and Constantine seated on double throne facing, Basil bearded l. and Constantine smaller and beardless on r. both wearing loros and crown with cross, with labarum between. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + bASILO S COnS bASL (Basil and Constantine, emperors). Reverse: + bASI[…]/S COnSTAn/TIhOS Єh ΘO bASILЄIS R/OMAIOn (Basil and Constantine, by God emperors of the Romans).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 9b

Notes:  Double-struck on reverse.

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4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Basil I
Byzantine

886
Constantine
Byzantine

879
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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