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ID number:  BIRBI-B6571ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Theodore I Laskaris; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1212-1221?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  2.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Emmanuel, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, holds scroll in l. hand; :·: in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and of St. Theodore, bearded and nimbate, holding between them shaft, at head of which a star, and at base of which a kite-shaped shield; emperor wears stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre; Saint wears short military tunic and breastplate; holds spear in l. hand, resting over shoulder.

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

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.9

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Theodore I Laskaris
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