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ID number:  BIRBI-MH0030
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Anonymous; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  976(?)-c.1030/35
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  9.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8112, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type VIIb) facing, bearded, with nimbus cross having ·:· in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; holding book with ornamentation (:·:). Reverse: - <> - above and below text.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: + IhSϤS / XRISTϤS / bASILЄϤ' / bASILЄ' (Jesus Christ, King of Kings)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.A2.14.4

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Mardin Hoard



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