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ID number:  BIRBI-B6535ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Isaac Komnenos; Cyprus
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Cyprus
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1187-1191?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  2.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, standing on dais; r. hand raised in benediction, holds Gospels in l. hand; two crosses to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l., crowned by Virgin nimbate; Emperor wears stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, and in l. hand anexikakia; Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.8

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Isaac Komnenos
c. 1155
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