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ID number:  BIRBI-B6559ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios I Komnenos; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1118
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  2.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2449. Spink, 7th May 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP (Mother [of God]) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.44.1

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