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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5713
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Manouel I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.9
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2122, Seaby, October 1949.
BIRBI-B5713.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beradless and nimbate, weraing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Bust of emperor, beardless, wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) Reverse: Nȣ...Π (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.10a.2

3 Related People

Manouel I
Byzantine
1118
1180
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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