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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6079
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Anonymous; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1227-1261?
Metal:  Electrum
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  2.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Virgin, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; star to r. on maphorion, beneath arm. Reverse: Full-length figure of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.1.Var. (p.537)

Notes:  Pierced at 180 degrees on obverse.

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