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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0153
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):  2.5
Weight (g):  3.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8058, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ. 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.25

Notes:  Countermark 18b (lillah) and countermark 27 (Armenian Գ) on reverse at 135 degrees and obverse at 315 degrees respectively; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.41-2, 45-6

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Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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