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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5609
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Alexios I; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noumion
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1081-1118
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  3.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5655, ex. James R. Stewart, 30th January 1968.
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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: ...ΞIWΔЄC (Alexios, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.43

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Alexios I Komnenos
Byzantine

118
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Uncertain mint



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