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Nummus: CM.2969-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Manuel I (1143-1180)
Mint: Constantinople
Roman Empire (State)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-06-04) by Mossop, John Coubro'


1167 CE - 1180 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 4.43 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion seated on a throne, Gospels in left hand. Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross.

  • Text: IC XC
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Emperor bearded, holding labarum on long shaft in right hand. Crowned by Virgin nimbate

  • Text: ???U?? ??C?OT M-P ?V
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2969-2007
Primary reference Number: 186987
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Created: Thursday 19 April 2012 Updated: Wednesday 15 April 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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