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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4858
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Romanos I Lekapenos; Christopher Lekapenos; Constantine VII; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  921-931
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  2.41
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3076. Spink, December 1945, ex J. R. Stewart collection, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Three borders of pellets around inscription, ornamented by eight globes. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, with globe beneath. Three borders of pellets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ROMAhO. XPISτOFOR, CЄ COhSTAh, ЄhX' ωЄVSЄ b'bASIL'R' (Romanos, Christopher and Constantine, Emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRI SτЧƂ nICΛ (Jesus Christ Conquers)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 pl. XXXVII AR18.3

6 Related People

Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Christopher Lekapenos
Byzantine

931
Romanos I Lekapenos
Armenian

948
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine VII
Byzantine
905
959
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