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ID number:  BIRBI-B5342
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine IX; Constantinople
Denomination:  Histamenon Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1042-1055
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 162, Glendining, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ seated on wide lyre-backed throne (Type 1d) facing, bearded, wearing tunic and himation, holding book with ornamental cover (:·:); triple pellet border. Reverse: Bust of emperor facing, wearing loros of traditional pattern and crown with cross and pendilia, in r. hand labarum, in l. hand globus cruciger; triple pellet border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +IhSXISREX REGNANTIhM (Jesus Christ, king of kings) Reverse: +CωhST AhTh bASILЄЧSRM (Constantine, emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC.III.2.2a.1

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine IX
Byzantine

1055
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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