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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4762
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Basil I; Constantine; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  868-879
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  2.80
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0231. L.S. Forrer, July 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Inscription within three pelleted borders. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, globe beneath, within three pelleted borders.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + bASI/LIOS CЄ COnSTAn/ZIn PISTV bASILIS ROMЄOI (Basil and Constantine, faithful emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRI STЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 7

2 Related Media Items

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4 Related People

Basil I
Byzantine

886
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine
Byzantine

879
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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