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ID number:  BIRBI-B5769
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Manouel I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1143-1180
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  4.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 530, Spink, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Virgin nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion, turned to r.; Manus Dei in upper r. field. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor bearded, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: MANUU... ΔЄCΠOTHC (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.15.7

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
1118
1180
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