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ID number:  BIRBI-ET0183
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios II; Alexios III; Trebizond
Denomination:  Asper
Place made:  Trabzon
Culture:  Trapezuntine
Date made:  1349-1390
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  1.96
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6218. Ex Dr. Protonotarios collection 30th September 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Saint Eugenios bearded and nimbate, mounted riding r. turned to face, holding cross in r. hand. Reverse: Alexios mounted riding r. turned to face, wearing crown with pendilia, holding sceptre topped with fleur-de-lis in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: A / ЄV/Γ N (Saint Eugenios). Reverse: A/Λ/Є/N/K (Alexios).

Bibliography:  Retowski 42 (Alexios II).

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