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ID number:  BIRBI-B6585ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Manouel Komnenos Doukas; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1230-1237
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.9
Weight (g):  2.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of ruler on l., crowned by St. Constantine; ruler wears stemma, divitision, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds anexikakia in l. hand; saint, similarly dressed, holds labarum-headed sceptre in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: XC (Christ) HΘЄ (assist) Reverse: ….OT… (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.7.1

Notes:  Double struck on reverse.

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Thessalonica



Manouel Komnenos Doukas
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