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ID number:  BIRBI-B5765
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Manouel I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  3.01
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5645, ex. James R. Stewart, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand; pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Bust of emperor, beardless, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled 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: MA ИV ΗΛΔЄC (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.14a.3

4 Related People

Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
1118
1180
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