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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0130
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):  2.55
Weight (g):  2.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8039, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ with nimbus. Reverse: Half-figure of the Virgin facing, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: MI (Mother of God)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.G.26

Notes:  Countermark 20 (malik al-umara) on reverse at centre; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.42

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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