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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-MH0095
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Mardin Hoard
Maker:  Alexios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine; Turkman
Date made:  1092/93
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.36
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8171, January 1976.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospel in l. hand, pellet in limb of each cross. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, and chlamys; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: + A C Ξ (Alexios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.38.2

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thessalonica



Mardin Hoard



Alexios I
Byzantine

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