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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4943
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nikephoros II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  963-969
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3039. Euripides S. Sepheriades, 19 Praxitelous Street, Athens, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Nikephoros bearded facing, wearing loros and crown topped with cross, holding labarum in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + nICIFR b ASILЄV RѠ (Nikephoros, emperor of the Romans). Reverse: + n/ICHF Єh/[…]ЄѠ bA/SIL/[…]VS RѠ/M/[…]IѠn (Nikephoros, by God emperor of the Romans).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2 8

Notes:  Double-struck on reverse.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Nikephoros II
Byzantine

969
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