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ID number:  BIRBI-B6410
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:  Half-Stavraton
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1391-1425
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  3.59
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7772. ex. Dorothy Wood Collection, 10th March 1971.
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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; · to l. and r. of emperor.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: +MAИOHΛ…C (Manouel...)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1468-1522

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Manouel II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1350
1425
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