Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4933
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Nikephoros II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  963-969
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  11.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3619.
BIRBI-B4933.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Nikephoros bearded facing, wearing V-necked robe and crown topped with cross, holding cross in r. hand and globus topped with trefoil in l. hand. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + nICIFR b ASIL […] (Nikephoros, emperor of the Romans). Reverse: + hIC[…] Єh ΘЄѠ b[…]/SILЄVS R[…]/MAIѠI (Nikephoros, by God emperor of the Romans).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 7

3 Related People

Nikephoros II
Byzantine

969
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Viewing Record 1 of 1