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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5606
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Alexios I; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Half-Tetarteron Noumion
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1118
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  1.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3806.
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Description:  Obverse: Patriarchal cross on two steps. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and jeweled loros of traditional type; holds in r. hand jeweled sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: A A / K Φ (Uncertain translation) Reverse: ΛΛ (Alexios).

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.45b.Var.

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

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Uncertain mint



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