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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0106
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Constantine X; Eudokia Makrembolitissa; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  1059-1067
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  8.14
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8075, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type Vf) facing, with long beard and cross nimbus, wearing tunic and himation; holding book. Reverse: Bust of emperor, facing, wearing modified loros; in l. hand akakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.9.7

Notes:  Countermark 10 ('adl) on reverse at 270 degrees; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.37

5 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



Constantine X
Byzantine
c.1006
1067
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Eudokia Makrembolitissa
Byzantine


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