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ID number:  BIRBI-B6383
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Manouel II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Stavraton
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1391-1425
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4054. Glendining, 28th November 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, making benediction with r. hand and holding Gospels in l. hand; fleur-de-lis to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Bust of emperor, bearded and nimbate, wearing stemma and collar with three tippets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) Reverse: ANOVHΛΔЄC...ΛЄOΛOΓOC/ΘVARHTHBA····HTMPOMЄON (Manouel, despot, Palaiologos / by the Grace of God emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1407-1411

3 Related People

Manouel II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1350
1425
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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