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Anonymous Follis (Coin)

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

976-1028, attributed to Basil II and Constantine VIII

Artist:

Byzantine

About this artwork

The front of this coin bears a frontal image of Christ.

On the back is an as yet untranslated inscription.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Anonymous Follis (Coin)

Origin

Istanbul

Date

Struck 976 CE–1028

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: + IhSuS / XRISTuS / bASILEu / bASILE

Dimensions

Diam. 3 cm; 12.16 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1412

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