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ID number: BIRBI-B6464
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker: Manouel II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1391-1425
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 1.4
Weight (g): 0.53
Axis (degrees): 0.00
Provenance: Whitting 6049. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
Description: Obverse: Bust of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma and collar with three tippets. Reverse: Equal-armed cross with six-pointed star in each quadrant; pellets in border.
Inscriptions: Obverse: M… (Manouel) Reverse: None.
Bibliography: DOC V.1610; Kent 124