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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0156
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.1075-c.1080
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  4.78
Provenance:  Whitting 8061, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: Latin cross with one large and two small pellets at each extremity, small cross at intersection, and pellet with floral ornaments to l. and r. at base.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.I.34

Notes:  Countermark 1 (atabeg), countermark 12 ('adl, 'izz) and countermark 13 ('izz) on reverse at 180 degrees, 270 degrees and 135 degrees respectively; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.32, 37-9

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Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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