1 Electrum Aspron Trachy, Byzantine Empire, 1143 - 1180

Description (Brief):

One (1) electrum aspron trachy coin, Manuel I Comnenus

Description (Brief)

Byzantine Empire, 1143 - 1180

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Christ stands bearded on a dais wearing nimbus cross, pallium and colobium; in left hand he holds the book of Gospels; in the background reads IC - XC with a star on each side. MP- θV.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: IC / XC

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Reverse Image: Manuel stands on left wearing a crown, divitision and loros and holding a sheathed sword next to St. Theodore on left who stands bearded and nimbate wearing military attire holding a sheathed sword in left hand; they hold between them a patriarchal cross with large globus at base.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: MANGHΛ / θE / OW / POS

Date Made: 1143 - 1180Period Of Administration: 1143 - 11801118 - 1134

Maker: Manuel I Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Byzantine EmpireGreece: Macedonia, Thessaloníki

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.6119Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.6119

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: electrum (overall material)gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: .57 cm x 3.31 cm; 7/32 in x 1 5/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a137-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1801351

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