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ID number:  BIRBI-B4813
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo VI; Constantine VII; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  908-912
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  2.75
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3052. Cahn, Basel, January 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Inscription within three pelleted borders, ornamented with eight equally spaced globes. Reverse: Cross potent on three steps, globe beneath, within three pelleted borders.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + LЄOh CЄ CObSTAhTI/h Єb X'Ѡ ЄV/SЄbIS bASI/LI' ROM' (Leo and Constantine, in Christ pious emperors of the Romans). Reverse: IhSЧS XRI STЧS nICA (Jesus Christ conquers).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 4

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