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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6054
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria; Manouel I Komnenos
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  c.1195-1200?
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  2.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6141.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; holds Gospels in l. hand; star above cushion of throne, to l. and r. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. crowned by Virgin nimbate; emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger; Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC (Jesus) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.I.1a.2

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3 Related People

Asenid Bulgaria
Bulgarian


Manouel I Komnenos
Byzantine
1118
1180
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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