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ID number:  BIRBI-B5470
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Michael VII; Constantinople
Denomination:  Two-Thirds Miliaresion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1071-1078
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  0.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3894, A. H. Baldwin, August 1960, 'from Beirut'.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Virgin facing, nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, holding medallion of Christ, nimbate, with one pellet in each arm of nimbus cross. Reverse: - · - below legend.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΘV (...of God) Reverse: +ΘKЄ / ROHΘЄI / MIXAHΛ / ΔЄCΠO_TH / TWΔᵾKA (Mother of God, aid Michael, Despot, of the Doukai)

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.8.5

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Michael VII Doukas
Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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