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ID number:  BIRBI-B5580
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noumion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1118
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3803.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels (open) in l. hand; pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: +ΛΛ Ξ ΔCCΠ (Alexios, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.38.2

3 Related People

Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

118
Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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