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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6092
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  John III Doukas Vatatzes; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1221-1254
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting G1747. Leu (per A. H. Baldwin), 27th May 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. crowned by Christ, beardless and nimbate; emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand anexikakia and in l. hand globus cruciger; Christ wears tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand; two stars between figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HI OV (Mother of God) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.28 (Exact coin)

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John III Doukas Vatatzes
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