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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4679
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Michael II; Theophilos; Syracuse
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  821-829
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1938; presented by Mr. C. C. Oman 1936.
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Description:  Obverse: busts of Michael and Theophilos facing wearing chlamys and loros respectively and cross crowns. Reverse: denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …HL S θEOF(inverted) (Michael and Theophilos). Off. θ.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XXI AE21, BN II pl.LXXII Sy/AE/01 and 10

4 Related People

Michael II
Byzantine

829-10-02
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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