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ID number:  BIRBI-B6119
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodore Komnenos Doukas; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1227-1230
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.3
Weight (g):  4.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6233.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Emmanuel, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, paneled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand globus surmounted by patriarchal cross; Manus Dei in upper r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: …o...Δ…C KOM NH NO C Δ…K… (Theodore Komnenos Doukas)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.10a.2

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Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
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Theodore Komnenos Doukas
Byzantine


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