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Follis: CM.11-2011

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Constantine X (1059-1067)
Mint: Constantinople



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 25.79 mm
Image(width): 24.83 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Constantinople

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2011-01-24) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.


1059 - 1067

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 10.33 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Christ standing on square souppedion facing, bearded, with cross nimbus having pellet in each arm, wearing tunic and himation; right hand raised in blessing in sling of cloak, left hand holds book by lower edge. In field IC and XC

  • Text: EMMA NOVHA
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: To left Eudocia standing, facing, wearing modified loros with kite-shaped lower panel and crown with cross and pendilia. They hold between them labarum, with cross-piece on shaft, standing on base and three steps, and each places one hand on heart.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.11-2011
Primary reference Number: 181185
DOC: 774.8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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