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ID number: BIRBI-B5803
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker: Manouel I; Thessalonica
Place made: Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Date made: 1143-1180
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.15
Weight (g): 3.17
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 5650, ex. James R. Stewart, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
Description: Obverse: None. 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: M Λ Δ Π Κ [in cruciform monogram] (Manouel, despot, of the Komnenoi) Reverse: None.
Bibliography: DOC IV.1.20.1