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ID number: BIRBI-B5651
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. C. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey
Maker: John II; Constantinople
Denomination: Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1118-1143
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 3.1
Weight (g): 4.34
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 791, ex. Rev. E. Gantz, 1927.
Description: Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: None visible.
Bibliography: DOC IV.1.10b.2
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