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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4763
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Basil I; Constantine; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  868-879
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  2.82
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2200. B.A. Seaby, 1942.
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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/TIns PISTV bASILIS ROMЄOI (Basil and Constantine, faithful emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRI STЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 7

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Basil I
Byzantine

886
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine
Byzantine

879
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