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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0140
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.1085-c.1092
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  4.67
Provenance:  Whitting 8045, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, with nimbus. Reverse: None visible.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.K.21

Notes:  Countermark 27 (Armenian Գ) on obverse at 270 degrees; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' pp.45-46

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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