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ID number:  BIRBI-B5577
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):  2.5
Weight (g):  4.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3809, R. M. Cunningham, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Cross, with globule at each extremity, on two steps. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC / HI KA (Jesus Christ conquers!) Reverse: CЄPCЧN / ЄPΓЄIBA / CIΛЄIΛΛ / ЄΞIW (The Saviour collaborates with emperor Alexios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.19.3

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thessalonica



Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

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