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ID number:  BIRBI-B5282
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.1075-c.1080
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  9.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 805.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Christ facing nimbate, single pellet ∙ in each limb of cross, supporting Gospels with :∙: pellet motif in l. arm. Reverse: Cross crosslet with floriate base and globes at ends of cross limbs and stem, cre

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 AEI, BN II Cp/AE/152

Notes:  Overstruck, some legend visible on obverse, illegible.

2 Related People

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


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