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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5851
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Isaac Komnenos; Cyprus
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Cyprus
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1185-1191
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.9
Weight (g):  4.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4586.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ Emmanuel, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne with back; r. hand raised in benediction, holds scroll in l. hand; pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Full-length figure of emepror wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: XC (Christ) …N ȣ H Λ (Emmanuel) Reverse: ...ΔЄCΠOTIC (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.5 (Exact coin)

Notes:  Flattened.

3 Related People

Cyprus
Byzantine;Frankish


Isaac Komnenos
Byzantine
c. 1155
1196
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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