Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180). Reverse: standing figure of Manuel I, facing wearing a crown with a cross and pendoulia and holding in his left hand akakia and in the right a labarum-headed sceptre.
(Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis)
|Subject Terms||minting, coinage (process), crown (symbol of sovereignty), Byzantine art, Archaeology, alloy, alloy, metal, Byzantine (culture and style), coins (money), coin (money)|
|Provider||AMSHistorica - University of Bologna|