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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.1836
People
Isaac II, Byzantine (r. 1185 - 1204)
Title
Coin of Isaac II
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
12th-13th century
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Thessalonica (Macedonia)
Period
Byzantine period, Middle
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/74762
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.64 g
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 4.1, 5a. 3 (p. 390)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.1836
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of archangel Michael, beardless and nimbate, wearing divitision, collar-piee, and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand jeweled scepter, or spear, an din l., gl. cr. Inscription obscure.

Rev.: Inscription in two columnar groups. Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand scepter cruciger, and in l., anexikakia.

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