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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4731
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theophilos; Syracuse
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily: Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  829-842
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.71
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 690. bt Spink 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Theophilos bearded facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: M with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: θЄOFI LOS bASI (Theophilos emperor). Reverse: XXX NNN (corruption from 'year 30'). Control mark: θ (9).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE30.

3 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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