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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0061
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Anonymous; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  c.1060
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  5.93
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8143, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type VIIb) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus having one pellet in upright arm and two in each lateral arm, wearing tunic and himation; holding book; nomina sacra to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: - + - above text, - U - below text.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: IS XS / bASILЄ / bASIL (Jesus Christ, King of Kings)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.E.6

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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