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ID number:  BIRBI-B5356
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Constantine IX; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1042-1055
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  2.76
Axis (degrees):  135.00

Description:  Obverse: The Virgin standing on dais, facing, orans, nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion; Double linear border. Reverse: Emperor, standing, facing, wearing scale armour, cloak, and crown with cross and pendilia; in r. hand long cross with pellet at end of each arm, l. hand on hilt of sheathed sword resting with point on ground; double linear border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ΔЄCΠOI NACWZOIC (Lady, may you save) MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: ЄVCЄRH MONOMAXON (Pious Monomachos)

Bibliography:  DOC.III.2.7a.2

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Constantine IX

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