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ID number:  BIRBI-B6575ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  John III Doukas Vatatzes; Magnesia
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1221-1254
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.69
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4157. 26th October 1963, gift of Rupert Douglas.
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Description:  Obverse: Patriarchal cross on three steps. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross topped sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC X...(Jesus Christ) Reverse: …W (John)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.62a.2 (Exact Coin)

3 Related People

Magnesia
Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
John III Doukas Vatatzes
Byzantine
c. 1192
1254
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