Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5583
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):  3.85
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3798.
BIRBI-B5583.jpg

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: +ΛΛЄ Ξ ΔЄC (Alexios, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.38.5

3 Related People

Thessalonica



Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

118
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Viewing Record 1 of 1