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ID number:  BIRBI-B5383
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine X; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tetarteron
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1059-1067
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 363, Glendining, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of the Virgin facing, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; single border of dots. Reverse: Bust of emperor facing, bearded, wearing modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, in l. hand akakia; single border of dots.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: KWN RACIΛOΔUK (Constantine Doukas, emperor)

Bibliography:  DOC.III.2.3a.2

Notes:  Clipped.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine X
Byzantine
c.1006
1067
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