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ID number:  BIRBI-B5406
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine X; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1059-1067
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  8.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3042, Spink, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type Vf) facing, with long beard and cross nimbus having pellet in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; r. hand raised in blessing, l. hand holds book. Reverse: Bust of emperor facing, bearded, wearing modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia; in r. hand cross, held vertically, in l. hand akakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ЄMMA NOUHΛ (Emmanuel) IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: +KWNRACI ΛЄYIOΔOYK (Constantine, emperor, of the Doukai)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.9.7

3 Related People

Constantine X
Byzantine
c.1006
1067
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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