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Manuel I Komnenus AE half tetarteron 37 viewsReverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOTH or similar Manuel bearded facing wearing crown and miltary attire and holding cruciform sceotre and gl. cr.
Mint: Unk greek mint
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1981 H. 18.5-6 (as Sear 1978 but smaller)
14mm 1.86
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sear_1978a.jpg
AE half tetarteron type B Manuel I SB197811 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, beardless, wearing nimbus cr. pallium and colobium scroll i left hand
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOTH or similar Manuel bearded facing wearing crown and miltary attire and holding cruciform sceotre and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1978 H. 17.19-20 type B
14mm 1.16gn
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sear_1967.jpg
AE Tetarteron Manuel I first coinage SB196611 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, beardless, wearing nimbus cr. pallium and colobium scroll i left hand
Reverse: MAN(monagram)HAAECII or similar bust facing beardless wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1967 H 17.5-6
18mm 2.04gm
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Billion aspron trachy Manuel I SB 196317 viewsObverse: Christ bearded, seated facing on throne with back, wearing nimbus cr., pallium and colobium, and raising r. hand in benediction; in l., book of gospels to l., IC to r., XC.
Reverse: Manuel bearded, stg, facing wearing crown, divitision and loros, holding cruciform sceptre and gl. cr.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1152-1160? Second Coinage
Sear 1963 DOC 11b var B collar-peice with five jewels gl. cr of linear form
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sb1958__29mm_224g.jpg
Manuel I Comnenus. 1143-1180. EL Aspron Trachy Nomisma8 viewsObverse: Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne; barred IC XC across upper field
Reverse: Manuel and the Theotokos standing facing, holding patriarchal cross on small globe between them. M above, QV at top right
Mint: Second coinage. Constantinople mint.
Date: Struck 1152-circa 1167.
2.24 g 29mm

DOC 3a; SB 1958; CLBC 4.2.2.
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sear_1980.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus AE half tetarteron 11 viewsObverse: Bust of St. George facing beardless, wearing nimbus, tunic, cuirass, and sagion, holding spear and shield to L. O(w/dot), gamma,E, to rt (monagram) gamma,I,O,S. or similar
Reverse: MAN(momogram)HAAECIIOT Bust facing, wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Uncertain Greek mint
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1980 H 18.3-4 as 1975 type A but much smaller
23mm 4.76gm
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sear_1982.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus AE half tetarteron13 viewsObverse: Cross, with X at center, stg on three steps
Reverse: Half length figure of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: unk greek mint
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1982 H 18.7-8 ( as sear 1976 but smaller)
14mm 1.81 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus AE half Tetarteron light standard 13 viewsObverse: Momogram 58
Reverse: No legend bust of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and military attire and holding cruciform sceptre.
Mint: Uncertain Greek mint
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1979 H 18.1-2
16mm 1.57gm
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Manuel I Komnenus AE half Tetarteron light standard SB197913 viewsObverse: Momogram 58
Reverse: No legend bust of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and military attire and holding cruciform sceptre.
Mint: Uncertain Greek mint
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1979 H 18.1-2
16mm 1.90gm
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sear_1978~0.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus AE half tetarteron type B SB197811 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, beardless, wearing nimbus cr. pallium and colobium scroll i left hand
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOTH or similar Manuel bearded facing wearing crown and miltary attire and holding cruciform sceotre and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1978 H. 17.19-20 type B
16mm 1.96gm
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Manuel I Komnenus AE half tetarteron type B SB197811 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, beardless, wearing nimbus cr. pallium and colobium scroll i left hand
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOTH or similar Manuel bearded facing wearing crown and miltary attire and holding cruciform sceotre and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1978 H. 17.19-20 type B
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Manuel I Komnenus AE tetarteron Type B SB197618 viewsObverse: Cross, with X at center, stg on three steps
Reverse: Half length figure of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1976 H 17.15-16 type B
20mm 3.40 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus AE tetarteron Type B SB197612 viewsObverse: Cross, with X at center, stg on three steps
Reverse: Half length figure of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1976 H 17.15-16 type B
20mm 4.03 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus AE tetarteron Type B SB197613 viewsObverse: Cross, with X at center, stg on three steps
Reverse: Half length figure of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1976 H 17.15-16 type B
20mm 3.38 gm
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sear_1975.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus AE tetarteron, heavy standard Type A 14 viewsObverse: Bust of St. George facing beardless, wearing nimbus, tunic, cuirass, and sagion, holding spear and shield to L. O(w/dot), gamma,E, to rt (monagram) gamma,I,O,S. or similar
Reverse: MAN(momogram)HAAECIIOT Bust facing, wearing crown and loros and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Thessalonica
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1975 H 17.13-14 type A
23mm 4.76gm
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sear_1962_varb.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196235 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing beardless, wearing nimbus cr., pallium and colobium, raising r. hand in benediction; in l. scroll; to l., IC; to r. XC.
Reverse: MANUHA AECII or similar, bust facing, beardless, wearing crown and jewelled chlamys and holding labarum and gl. cr.
Mint: Constantinople First metropolitan coinage Variation B
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1962 var b, First coinage; H 14.10-13
two varities
Var b Labarum shaft has two dots, one near head, the other between hand and shoulder, collar normally has four jewels

27mm 3.94gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy Manuel I SB196639 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var A, Fourth coinage, H 16.1-6
Three jewels on emperor's loros between waist and collar-piece
30mm 3.77gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy Manuel I SB196626 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183 CE
Sear 1966 Fourth coinage, H 16.1-6
one jewel on emperor's loros between waist and collar-piece
30mm 3.77gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy Manuel I SB196624 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var D.a Fourth coinage, H 16.7-9 DOC 13.1
One jewel on emperor's loros between waist and collar-piece
28mm, 3.51g (d17,cc8)
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sb196629mm393g4thcoinagevara.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy Manuel I SB196619 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var D.a Fourth coinage, H 16.7-9 DOC 13.1
One jewel on emperor's loros between waist and collar-piece
28mm, 3.51g (d17,cc8)
wileyc
sb1966_30mm_2_75g.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy Manuel I SB19668 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 H 16.7-9 DOC 13.1
30mm, 2.75g (d17,cc8)
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196456 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (one dots= on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation B
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 DO 15.5-10
22mm 4.44gm
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sear_1964_varb.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196428 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (one dots= on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation B
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 DO 15.5-10
22mm 5.29gm
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sear_1964_varA.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196434 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (variation A, no dots on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation A
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 var A, DO 15.5-10

26mm 4.45gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196426 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (variation A, no dots on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation A
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 DO 15.5-10
22mm 3.56gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196417 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (one dots= on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation B
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 DO 15.5-10
28mm 3.38 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196420 viewsObverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphrium, she holds nimbate head of the infant Christ facing; to l. MP to r. Theta V.
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (one dots= on shaft) and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross.
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation B
Date: 1143-1180 CE
Sear 1964 DO 15.5-10
28mm 4.56 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196519 viewsObverse: The virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium; she holds before her nimbate head of the infant Christ facing, to left MP; to r., OV
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum (three dots= on shaft) and plain gl cr in Left hand
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage Variation D
Date: 1164-1167? CE
Sear 1965
27mm 3.70 gm
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Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196519 viewsObverse: The virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium; she holds before her nimbate head of the infant Christ facing, to left MP; to r., OV
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum and plain gl cr in Left hand
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage , second phase (globus with single barred cross), Variation B, (one dot on Labarum)
Date: 1164-1167? CE
Sear 1965
((d17.15,cc9)
31mm, 3.59g
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sb196530mm447g3rdcoinage1stphasevara.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196512 viewsObverse: The virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium; she holds before her nimbate head of the infant Christ facing, to left MP; to r., OV
Reverse: MANUHA AECIIOTHC or similar, Manuel stg. facing wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding labarum and plain gl cr in Left hand
Mint: Constantinople Third metropolitan coinage , second phase (globus with single barred cross), Variation A, (no dot on Labarum)
Date: 1164-1167? CE
Sear 1965 DO 12
((d17.15,cc9)
30mm, 4.47g
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sear_1966varc(b).jpg
Manuel I Komnenus Billion aspron trachy SB196629 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var c, Fourth coinage, H 16.10-13
obv: Asterisk above throne on left, or right or both
Rev: One jewel on emperors loros between waist and collar-peice
29mm 4.86gm
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sear1966vard.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196614 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var d, Fourth coinage; H 16.14,15; 17.1-4
rev: Jewel within circle on loros waist
29mm 3.51gmgm
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sear1966varc.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196634 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var c, Fourth coinage, H 16.10-13
obv: Asterisk above throne on left, or right or both
Rev: One jewel on emperors loros between waist and collar-peice
29mm 4.25gm
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sear1966varb.jpg
Manuel I Komnenus billion aspron trachy SB196638 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
four main varieties:
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183?
Sear 1966 Var b, Fourth coinage, H 16.7-9
One jewel on emperor's loros between waist and collar-piece
26mm 4.01gm
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Manuel I Komnenus electrum aspron trachy SB195746 viewsObverse: IC-XC OEMMANVOHA Facing bust of Christ, bearded facing pallium, colobium, Gospela in left.
Reverse: MANOYHA (delta) ECIII (or similar), Virgan Mary nimbate stdg on r. wears pallium and maphorium, crowns emperor with right hand, Manuel stdg on l. wears divitison, loros and chlamys, holds labarum and akakia
Date: 8 April 1143-24 Sept 1180 CE
Mint: Constantinople
Sear 1957
33mm 4.33gm EF cracked

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Manuel_I_hoard_1966.jpg
Manuel I SB1966 group of six hoard found32 viewsObverse: IC-XC (bar above) in field, Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, seated upon throne without back; holds gospels in left hand.
Reverse: MAN(monogram)HA AECIIOT or var, MP OV bar above in upper right field, Full-length figure of emperor, bearded on left, crowned by Virgin nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-peice, and jewelled loros of simplified type; holds in right hand labarum-headed scepter, and in left globus cruciger. Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1167-1183 CE
Sear 1966
Hoard found group with some silvering intact
28mm/3.1g, 30mm/3.6g, 26mm/2.3g, 29mm/2.2g, 28mm/2.1g, 29mm/2.9g.
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