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ID number:  BIRBI-B5427
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Romanos IV Diogenes; Eudokia Makrembolitissa; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tetarteron
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1068-1071
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  4.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 552G, Spink, June 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of the Virgin facing, wearing tunic and maphorion, holding medallion of the Infant Christ with cross behind head. Reverse: Half-figures of Romanos on l. and Eudokia on r. facing, holding between them globe which supports a long cross, Romanos wearing modified loros and crown with cross and Pendilia, Eudokia wearing modified loros and crown with pinnacles and pendilia; single border of dots.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ΘKЄ ROH (Mother of God, aid) MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: +IWMANS CV… (Romanos [and] Eudokia)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.3.6

Notes:  Reverse off-flan.

4 Related People

Eudokia Makrembolitissa
Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Romanos IV Diogenes
Byzantine

1072
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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