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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-ET0001
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  John II; Trebizond
Denomination:  Asper
Place made:  Trabzon
Culture:  Trapezuntine
Date made:  1280-1297
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5619. A. H. Baldwin, 3rd February 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: St. Eugenios standing facing, holding in r. hand a long cross. Reverse: John standing facing, wearing loros, holding fleur-de-lis-topped staff in r. hand and akakia in l. hand, manus dei in top r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O / A/ΓI/O ЄV/ΓЄ/NI/O (Saint Eugenios). Reverse: I/ω/A/NI/C O / K/M/NI/C (John Komnenos).

Bibliography:  Bendall pg. 44, 31, Retowski pl. VI 7

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Trebizond



John II
Byzantine
c. 1262
1297
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