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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6104
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Theodore I Laskaris; John III Doukas Vatatzes; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1212-1254
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.9
Weight (g):  2.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Emmanuel, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and of Saint Theodore, bearded and nimbate, holding between them shaft, at head of which a star, and at base of which a kite-shaped shield; Emperor wears stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre; Saint wears short military tunic and breastplate; holds spear in l. hand, resting over shoulder.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.9 (Theodore I); DOC IV.2.5 bis (Uncertain/Addenda)

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Theodore I Laskaris
Byzantine
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Byzantine
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