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ID number:  BIRBI-B5787
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Manouel I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  4.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1403, presented by Sir Charles Oman, 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of St. George, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in r. hand spear, and in l. hand shield. Reverse: Bust of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ʘ / ΓЄ P / W / ΓI / OC (Saint George) Reverse: ...ANȣH ΔЄCΠOT (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.18.13

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Thessalonica



Manouel I Komnenos
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