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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0139
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:  976(?)-c.1030/35
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  8.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8044, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type VII b) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus having □ in each arm, wearing tunic and himation. Reverse: - □ - below text.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: + IhSϤ / XRISTϤ / bASILЄϤ / bASILЄ (Jesus Christ, king of kings)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.A2.47.22

Notes:  Countermark 26 (Zengid tamgha) on reverse at centre; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.45

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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