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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5591
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:  Tetarteron Noumion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1092/3
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  4.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3795, Spink, February 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels (open) in l. hand. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-topped sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC (Jesus) Reverse: +ΛΛC ΔCC (Alexios, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.33.1

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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