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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5729
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  3.06
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1420, Seaby, December 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin, nimbate, seated upon throne without back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand globus cruciger surmounted by patriarchal cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MI ΘU (Mother of God) Reverse: MANOUHΛ ΔЄCΠ (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.12a.Var.

3 Related People

Manouel I
Byzantine
1118
1180
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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