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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4722
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theophilos; Syracuse
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.20
Weight (g):  1.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2812. bt Spink 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Theophilos bearded facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: bust of Theophilos bearded facing, wearing loros and cross crown, holding cross potent in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: *θЄO FILOS bA (Theophilos Emperor). Reverse: θЄO [ILOS bA (Theophilos Emperor).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AV20.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Theophilos
Byzantine
c.812
842
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