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ID number:  BIRBI-B6097
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:  John III Doukas Vatatzes; Magnesia
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1221-1254
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  3.45
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6155. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection
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Description:  Obverse: Square, formed of four interlaced bands ornamented with pellets. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, short military tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in l. hand sword, resting over shoulder, and in r. hand sheath, point downward.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: IW ΔЄC… O ΔKAC (John Doukas, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.56.1

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Magnesia
Byzantine


Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
John III Doukas Vatatzes
Byzantine
c. 1192
1254
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