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ID number:  BIRBI-B5492
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:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1071-1078
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  2.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0158, Seaby, August 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ (Type V e) facing, bearded, with cross behind head, wearing tunic and himation; six-pointed star to l. and r. of bust. Reverse: Bust facing, bearded, wearing modified loros with collar-piece and crown with cross and pendilia; holding in r. hand labarum, in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  DOC III.2.14a.7

3 Related People

Michael VII Doukas
Byzantine


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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