Numismatics
Ruler: Manuel I, emperor of Byzantium, A.D. 1118–1180, ruled 1143–80
Artist: Unknown

Silver Asper of Manuel I from the Trebizond Empire

1143–80

Silver

2.68 g, 6:00, 21.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Eugene Schuyler, B.A. 1859
2001.87.21733
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
12th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Trebizond
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Eugene Schuyler, to 1878; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1878–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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