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ID number:  BIRBI-B6130
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Bulgarian Hoard
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):  2.3
Weight (g):  1.11
Provenance:  Whitting 7344. A. H. Baldwin, 10th June 1970.
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Description:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: Full-length figure of ruler on l. and of a saint, nimbate, holding between them a globus surmounted by a patriarchal cross; ruler wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds cross-topped sceptre in r. hand; Saint wears divitision and chlamys.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: …NȣH… (Manouel)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.5.1

Notes:  Brockage on obverse.

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Whitting, Philip David
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Manouel Komnenos Doukas
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