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ID number:  BIRBI-B5842
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Andronikos I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1183-1185
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  5.38
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2374, ex. James R. Stewart, previously A. H. Baldwin, 22nd October 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Virgin nimbate orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, skaramangion or divitision and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: ANΔPO NIK OC (Andronikos)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.6.4

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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Thessalonica



Andronikos I Komnenos
Byzantine

1185
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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