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)
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Subject Termsminting, 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)
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna