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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4680
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):  1.80
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2193; bt. A. H. Baldwin 1942.
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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, pellet between bottom of cross and low peak of M.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MIX… (Michael and Theophilos). Off. θ.

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

4 Related People

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


Michael II
Byzantine

829-10-02
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