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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0148
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):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.99
Provenance:  Whitting 8053, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: Half-length figure of Virgin facing, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion.

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

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.K.10

Notes:  Countermark 12 ('adl, 'izz) and countermark 18b (lillah) on reverse at 0 and 315 degrees respectively; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.37-8, 41-2; Brockage from reverse of Class J Anonymous follis

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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