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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5608
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:  Tetarteron Noumion
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1118
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  2.78
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6167, 'possibly from' Glendining, 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: +ΛΛ (Alexios)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.43

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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