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ID number:  BIRBI-B6098
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  John III Doukas Vatatzes; Magnesia
Denomination:  Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1221-1254
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 692. Spink, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Saint George, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in r. hand spear, resting over shoulder, and in l. hand shield. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Ꙩ ΓW (Saint George) Reverse: IW ΔЄC ΠO TH O ΔȣKAC (John Doukas, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.58.9

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Magnesia
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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John III Doukas Vatatzes
Byzantine
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1254
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