Billon aspron trachy, "scyphate" coin of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (1143-1180). Reverse: standing figures of Manuel I to the left, holding akakia, and Virgin to right, nimbate, holding between them a long patriarchal cross.
(Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis)
|Subject Terms||minting, coinage (process), crown (symbol of sovereignty), Mary (without Christ-child), together with others, Byzantine art, Archaeology, the Virgin Mary, alloy, alloy, metal, Byzantine (culture and style), coins (money), coin (money)|
|Provider||AMSHistorica - University of Bologna|