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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0090
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Alexios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  1081-87?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  6.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8166, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Equal-armed cross with pellet at each extremity. + above legend.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC / NI KA (Jesus Christ conquers) Reverse: CЄPCVN / ЄPΓЄIBA / CIΛЄIAΛ / ЄΞΙΨ (Saviour, assist the emperor Alexios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.19.2

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Alexios I
Byzantine

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