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ID number:  BIRBI-B5242
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.1060-65
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  9.11
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3461.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ seated on backless throne (Type III) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus having pellet in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; r. hand raised to side in blessing, l. hand holds book; nomina sacra to l. and r. Reverse: - + - above text, + below text.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: ISXS / bASILЄ / bASIL (Jesus Christ, King of Kings)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.F.3

Notes:  Overstruck on Class D or E follis.

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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