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ID number:  BIRBI-B6602ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Manouel I Komnenos; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Tetarteron
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1152-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  0.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of St. George, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in r. hand spear and in l. hand shield. Reverse: Bust of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...Є… (Saint George?) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.23.1

Notes:  Clipped into octagonal shape.

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