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ID number:  BIRBI-B6465
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):  1.45
Weight (g):  0.65
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0036.
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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: XC (Christ) Reverse: M A N…HΛ (Manouel)

Bibliography:  LPC p.174.5

3 Related People

Manouel II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1350
1425
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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