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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6096
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  John III Doukas Vatatzes; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1221-1254
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.1
Weight (g):  2.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ Chalkites, standing on dais, wearing tunic and kolobion; r. hand raised in benediction, holds Gospels in l. hand; Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor standing on dais, wearing stemma, divitision, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand sheathed sword point downward.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: X ΛΛ ([Christ] Chalkites) Reverse: …KC (Doukas)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.42.1

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Whitting, Philip David
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John III Doukas Vatatzes
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