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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5575
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1087?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  4.14
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7358, Glendining, 25th June 1970.
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Description:  Obverse: Cross, with globule at each extremity, on two steps. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC / NI KA (Jesus Christ conquers!) Reverse: CIPCVN / ЄPΓЄIBA / CIΛЗIΛΛ / ЄΞIW (The Saviour collaborates with emperor Alexios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.19.6

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Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

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Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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