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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6461
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Manouel II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follaro
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1391-1425
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  0.68
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 531. A. H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, bearded and nimbate, within mandorla, wearing tunic and kolobion; r. hand raised in benediction, holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, collar-piece and loros; holds in r. hand sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: …A Nȣ H Λ (Manouel)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1603-1609

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Manouel II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1350
1425
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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