Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5536
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Hyperpyron nomisma
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1092-1118
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  4.16
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0088. B. A. Seaby, March 1949.
BIRBI-B5536.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Christ nimbate seated on throne without back, with book in l. hand. Reverse: Alexios standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia and jewelled chlamys, holding in l. hand globus cruciger and r. hand sceptre; above, manus dei.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + KE RO HOЄI (Lord help) IC XC (Jesus Christ). Reverse: Δ/ΛЄ/ΣIω / ΔCC/ΠO/TH TU / KO/MH/Nω (Despot Alexios of the Komnenoi).

Bibliography:  DOC IV pl. III AV20a.2

2 Related Media Items

BIRBI-B5536.jpg
BIRBI-B5536.jpg
BIRBI-B5536.jpg
BIRBI-B5536.jpg

3 Related People

Alexios I
Byzantine

118
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Viewing Record 1 of 1