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ID number:  BIRBI-ET0226
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios IV; Trebizond
Denomination:  Asper
Place made:  Trabzon
Culture:  Trapezuntine
Date made:  1417-1446
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  0.84
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5899. Kress 8th June 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Saint Eugenios nimbate riding r. on horseback, holding sceptre in r. hand, B beneath horse. Reverse: Alexios riding r. on horseback, wearing crown with pendilia, holding trefoil sceptre in r. hand, B beneath horse.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …MN. Reverse: A/IЄ … M… (Alexios Komnenos).

Bibliography:  Retowski 1.

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