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ID number:  BIRBI-B5357
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine IX; Constantinople
Denomination:  Two-thirds Miliaresion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1042-1055
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  1.75
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4092, A. H. Baldwin, 22nd August 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of the Virgin, orans, nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion; double linear border. Reverse: - - - above legend; double linear border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HRΛAXЄP NITICA (The Virgin of Blachernae) MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: ΘKЄR,Θ, / KWNCTAN / TINWΔЄC / ΠOTHTW / MONOMA / -X- (Virgin help Constantine, despot, of the Monomachoi)

Bibliography:  DOC.III.2.8a.5

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine IX
Byzantine

1055
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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