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ID number:  BIRBI-B6114
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Anonymous; Magnesia
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Manisa
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1227-1261?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  3.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5315. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Cross, radiate, with lunate ornaments, decorated with pellets at ends. Reverse: Full-length figure of Virgin nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.6.2

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3 Related People

Magnesia
Byzantine


Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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