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Anonymous Follis (Coin), Attributed to Theodora

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

1055-1056

Artist:

Byzantine

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a jeweled, inscribed Greek cross with discs at each terminus.
On the back (reverse) Christ Antiphonetes is shown with a nimbus cruciger, pallium, and book.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Byzantine

Title

Anonymous Follis (Coin), Attributed to Theodora

Origin

Byzantine Empire

Date

Struck 1055–1056

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IC XC Reverse: IC XC / NI KA

Dimensions

Diam. 3 cm; 8.22 g

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1940.27

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