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ID number:  BIRBI-B6120
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Theodore Komnenos Doukas; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1227-1230
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  3.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5998. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously Münzen und Medallien AG, September 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: None. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor on l. and of St. Demetrios, beardless and nimbate; between them a patriarchal cross-crosslet, on long shaft decorated with crescent and pellet, the base of the shaft ending in three steps; emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds anexikakia in l. hand; saint wears tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in r. hand sword and in l. hand shield.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ΘЄ / OΔWPOC / ΔЄCΠOT / HCOΔOV / KAC (Theodore Doukas, despot) Reverse: ΘЄOΔOPOCΔЄCΠOT (Theodore, despot) ...IOCΔ… (Saint Demetrios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.12.1

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Whitting, Philip David
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1903
1988
Thessalonica



Theodore Komnenos Doukas
Byzantine


Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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