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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0065
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.1065-c.1070
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  4.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8147, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type IXa) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus, wearing tunic and himation; r. hand blessing, l. hand holds scroll; nomina sacra to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Bust of the Virgin facing, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; nomina sacra to l. and r. of Virgin; border of large pellets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: ΜΡ ΘV (Mother of God)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.G.24

3 Related People

Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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