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ID number:  BIRBI-B5556
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1118
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5445.
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Description:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys, holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: …IW ΔCCΠ (Alexios, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.25a.1

Notes:  Obverse worn smooth.

3 Related People

Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

118
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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