1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1143 - 1180

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One (1) hyperpyron coin, Manuel I Comnenus

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Byzantine Empire, 1143 - 1180

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Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Christ facing, beardless wearing a nimbus cross, pallium, and colobium; he raises his right hand in benediction and in his left hand holds a scroll; in the fields on each side read IC -- XC

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Obverse Text: IC / XC / KE / ROHΘEI

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Reverse Image: Manuel I standing wearing crow, divitision and chlamys holding labarum and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross; in above field to right is the manus Dei.

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Reverse Text: MA / NγHA / ΔEC / ΠO / TH / TW / ΠOP / Φ V /POΓ / NH / T

Date Made: 1143 - 1180

Maker: Manuel I Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Turkey: İstanbul province, IstanbulCity: Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Tambakis, M.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU59640Catalog Number: NU59640Accession Number: 220069

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: au (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 mm x 32 mm; in x 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4ddd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251796

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