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ID number:  BIRBI-B5532
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Alexios I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Debased Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1082-1087
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  4.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor facing, on r.; and of St. Demetrios, beardless and nimbate, facing to r. and handing to emperor patriarchal cross on long shaft standing on globule and two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: None visible

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.5a.1

2 Related People

Alexios I Komnenos


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