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ID number:  BIRBI-ET0039
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Manouel I; Trebizond
Denomination:  Asper
Place made:  Trabzon
Culture:  Trapezuntine
Date made:  1238-1263
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  2.80
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6241. A. H. Baldwin January 1966, ex Grantley collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Saint Eugenios bearded and nimbate, standing facing, holding long cross in r. hand. Reverse: Manouel standing facing, wearing loros and crown with pendilia, holding labarum in r. hand and akakia in l., manus dei in top r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O / A/ΓI… ЄV/ΓЄ/NI (Saint Eugenios). Reverse: M/N/…Λ O / K/M/N (Manouel Komnenos).

Bibliography:  Bendall 20.

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