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ID number:  BIRBI-B5616
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):  2.6
Weight (g):  4.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3083, A. H. Baldwin, 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Jeweled, radiate cross, decorated at end of each limb with one large globule. Reverse: Globus cruciger visible beside cross of Class J Anonymous Follis undertype.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...Φ...Δ (Saviour] protect [Alexios], despot) Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.40a.Var.

Notes:  Overstruck on Anonymous Follis, Class J, and on Follis of Nikephoros III.

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thessalonica



Alexios I Komnenos
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