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ID number:  BIRBI-B5272
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Anonymous; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  c.1070-c.1075
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.86
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3045.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing nimbate, r. hand gesturing, Gospels not visible. Reverse: Patriarchal cross with floriate motif extending from base, globes at ends of cross limbs.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 AEH, BN II Cp/AE/151

2 Related People

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


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