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ID number:  BIRBI-B5576
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):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2960, A. H. Baldwin, 23rd June 1955.
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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: ...PCЧN / ...PΓЄIBA / CIΛOI... (The Saviour collaborates with emperor Alexios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.19.3

Notes:  Overstruck on Anonymous Follis, Class A.

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