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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6108
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Theodore II Laskaris; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1254-1258
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  4.72
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4578.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of a military saint, bearded and nimbate, wearing short military tunic and breastplate, and sagion; holds in r. hand spear, and in l. hand shield. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger surmounted by patriarchal cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: OAΓI (Saint [Theodore?]) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.11a.1

Notes:  Pierced at 270 degrees on obverse.

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