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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6055
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria; Manouel I Komnenos
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  c.1195-1200?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  3.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; holds Gospels in l. hand; star above cushion of throne, to l. and r. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. crowned by Virgin nimbate; emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger; Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: XC (Christ) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.I.1a.2

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Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
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Asenid Bulgaria
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