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ID number:  BIRBI-B4646
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantinople; Nikephoros I; Stavrakios
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  813-820
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  5.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 937. Ex. Rev. E. Gantz collection, 1927.
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Description:  Obverse: Busts of Nikephoros l. and Stavrakios r. facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, cross floating above between heads. Reverse: Denomination mark M (40) with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: XXX NNN (meaningless letters). Off. A (1).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XVI AE5

Notes:  Triangular die flaw to SE of rev.

6 Related People

Stavrakios
Byzantine

812-01-11
Leo V
Armenian

820-12-25
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine
Armenian


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Nikephoros I
Arab
c. 760
811-07-26
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