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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0134
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.1080-c.1085
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  2.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8079, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Pantocrator (Type VIIIe) facing, bearded, with cross behind head having :·: on each arm, wearing tunic and himation. Reverse: Latin cross with large pellet and two small pellets at each extremity; beneath the cross, large crescent;

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.J.14

Notes:  Countermark 21 (najm) on obverse at 225 degrees; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.43

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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