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ID number:  BIRBI-B6463
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:  Follaro
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1391-1425
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.6
Weight (g):  0.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0029.
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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: IC (Jesus) Reverse: M…NH (Manouel)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1603-1609

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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