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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5730
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):  2.85
Weight (g):  3.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5700, ex. James R. Stewart, 30th January 1968.
BIRBI-B5730.jpg

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: MP (Mother) Reverse: ...ΔЄC Π… (Despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.12a.8

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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