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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0155
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Constantine X; Eudokia Makrembolitissa; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  1059-1067
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  7.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8060, January 1976.
BIRBI-MH0155.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Christ nimbate. Reverse: To l. Eudokia standing, facing, wearing modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia, to r. Constantine standing, facing, wearing loros and crown with cross and pendilia, holding labarum between them, cross-piece on shaft, on base and three steps, each places hand on heart.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: + KΨΝ...ΓO (Constantine Doukas and Eudokia, emperors)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.8.22

Notes:  Countermark 1 (atabeg), countermark 9 (shams) and countermark 12 ('adl, 'izz) on obverse at 135 degrees and 315 degrees, and reverse at centre respectively; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.32, 36, 37-8

5 Related People

Eudokia Makrembolitissa
Byzantine


Constantine X
Byzantine
c.1006
1067
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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