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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5717
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Manouel I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  2.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 764, ex. Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beradless and nimbate, weraing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Bust of emperor, beardless, wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: …HΛ ΔC… (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.10a.7

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
1118
1180
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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