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ID number:  BIRBI-B5804
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:  Half-Tetarteron
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  2.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1472, Seaby, 1947.
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Description:  Obverse: None. Reverse: Bust of emperor, beardless, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M Λ Δ Π Κ [in cruciform monogram] (Manouel, despot, of the Komnenoi) Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.20.3

3 Related People

Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
1118
1180
Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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