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ID number:  BIRBI-B5151
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Anonymous; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  c.1030/35-1042(?)
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  12.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3417.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type VIIb) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus, with □ in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; r. hand raised in blessing in sling of cloak, l. holds book, with :·: on cover; nomina sacra l. and r. Reverse: Cross on base and two steps, pellet at each end of upper arms.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ЄMMANOVHΛ (Emmanuel) IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: IS / XS / bѦSILЄ / bѦSILЄ (Jesus Christ, King of Kings).

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.B.14

Notes:  Overstruck on Class A2, Var.41-42b.

2 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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