Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5949
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Alexios III Angelos; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1195-1203
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  3.68
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 688. Spink, 1923.
BIRBI-B5949.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of St. George, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds spear in r. hand, resting on l. shoulder, and in l. hand scroll or hilt of sword. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O / ΓЄ / WP …O (Saint George) Reverse: AΛЄXIOC ΔЄC… (Alexios, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.5a.3

3 Related People

Alexios III Angelos
Byzantine

1211
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Thessalonica



Viewing Record 1 of 1