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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0135
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.1075-c.1080
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  5.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8080, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type VII b) facing, with nimbus. Reverse: Latin cross with one large and two small pellets at each extremity, small cross at intersection, and pellet with floral ornaments to l. and r. at base.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.I.28

Notes:  Countermark 21 (najm) on reverse at 135 degrees; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.43

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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