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ID number:  BIRBI-B5798
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Manouel I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  3.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3540.
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Description:  Obverse: Radiate cross on three steps. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: ...Δ (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.19.8

3 Related People

Thessalonica



Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
1118
1180
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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