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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6397
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Manouel II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half-Stavraton
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1391-1425
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.62
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5664. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Gans Collection, 1954.
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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. Reverse: Bust of emperor, bearded and nimbate, wearing stemma and collar with three tippets; B to l. and 8 to r. of emperor.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: +MANOVHΛ...ΠAΛЄOΛOΓ (Manouel…Palaiologos)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1443-1446

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Manouel II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1350
1425
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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