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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6113
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker:  Anonymous; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1227-1261?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  2.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5313. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Cross, radiate, with lunate ornaments, decorated with pellets at ends. Reverse: Full-length figure of Virgin nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: M Θ (Mother of God)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.6.2

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4 Related People

Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Magnesia
Byzantine


Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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