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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0158
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.1080-c.1085
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.12
Provenance:  Whitting 8063, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: Latin cross with one large and two small pellets at each extremity.

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

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.J.12

Notes:  Countermark 12 ('adl, 'izz), countermark 13 ('izz) and countermark 18b (lillah) on obverse at 180 degrees, centre and 270 degrees respectively; Lowick, Bendall and Whitting 'The Mardin Hoard' p.37-9, 41-2

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Mardin Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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