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After the defeat and imprisonment of his brother Theodore, Manuel Comnenus Ducas ruled over a reduced empire from 1230 to 1237, before being deposed after the release of Theodore in favour of his nephew John.
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SB 2174Manuel I Comnenus Ducas. Empire Of Thessalonica. EL aspron trachy, 2.93 gr. Thessalonica, ca. 1234-1235 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ facing, bearded and nimbate, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in left / MHP-QV MANVHL.., full-length figure of Manuel standing facing on left, holding labarum-headed sceptre and anexekakia, being crowned by Mary standing on right. DO 1. Sear 2174.TextImage
SB 2175Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, Empire of Thessalonica, 1230-1237 AD. AR Aspron trachy, 3.02 g, Thessalonica. MHP-QV to left and right of Mary, nimbate, seated facing, holding the nimbate head of Christ, fleur de lis to left and right / MANOVHL DECP X AR or XM in fields to left and right of standing facing figures of Manuel, on left, and the archangel Michael, nimbate, on right holding long sheathed sword between them. DOC 2.2 (this coin). SB 2175.TextImage

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Manuel Comemnus-Ducas, Thessalonica, Billion trachy. DHMTRI AGHIOC, St. Demetrius half-length bust facing, holding spear and hilt of sword / MANVHL DECPOTIC, Manuel, full length figure, standing on left, holding cross-tipped sceptre, being crowned by Christ on right. Sear 2177.Text

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SB 2178Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, Empire of Thessalonica, 1230-1237 AD. Bi. Trachy. 2.90 gr, Thessalonica. MHP-Q V to left and right of Mary, seated, both hands raised / MANVHL DECPOTIC MIXAHL, Manuel standing on left, and Archangel Michael on right, holding labarum between them. DOC 4a; SB 2178.TextImage
SB 2179Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, Thessalonica, AE trachy. 21mm. MHP-theta V to left and right, star on each side of Mary, bust facing, both hands raised / MANVHL DECPOTIC O DEMHTRIOC, Manuel standing left receiving patriarchal cross on globe from St. Demetrius on right. Sear 2179; Hendy 39.6; DO 5.TextImage
SB 2180Manuel Comnenus-Ducas of Thessalonica, 1230-1237 AD. Billon aspron Trachy. Thessalonica. 2.97 gr. X over AP-X over M (AP ligate) to left and right of half-length bust facing of Archangel Michael, nimbate, holding sword over shoulder in right hand and sheath in left / MANVHL DECP.., Manuel, standing on left, holding palm-frond, and St. Constantine, standing on right with forked beard; holding patriarchal cross on long shaft with base on three steps between them. DOC 6.3 (this coin); Sear 2180.TextImage
SB 2181Manuel Comnenus-Ducas of Thessalonica, AE trachy. 1230-1237 AD. IC-XC to left and right of Christ, bust facing, holding scroll / MANVHL DECPOTIC O KWNST, Manuel standing facing on left, being crowned by St. Constantine on right. SB 2181.TextImage

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Manuel Comnenus-Ducas of Thessalonica, 1230-1237 AD. Billon Trachy. Thessalonica. 1.91 gr. Bust of St. Theodore facing, bearded and nimbate, wearing chiton / MANVHL DECP OGLIOC, Manuel, half-length facing figure, wearing loros over divitision, right hand on breast, facing, and St. Demetrius, nimbate, half-length facing figure, wearing breastplate and sagion. Cloud with star in upper center, from which extends the hand of God crowning the emperor. DOC 8; Sear 2182.Text

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SB 2183Manuel Comnenus-Ducas of Thessalonica, 1230-1237 AD. Aspron Trachy. Thessalonica. 2.97 gr. X over AP, X over M across fields, Archangel Michael, nimbate, standing facing in military dress, unsheathing sword / MANHL DECP POLIC QECCALNI O AGIOC DIMITRIOC, Manuel, holding labarum-headed sceptre, and St. Demetrius, nimbate, holding sword over shoulder seated facing, holding a model of the city of Thessalonica between them. DOC 9; Sear 2183.TextImage
SB 2184Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, AE small trachy, 13mm, 0.73gm. 1230-1237 AD. Bust of St. Demetrius facing / Manuel on the left and Archangel Michael on the right, standing facing, holding labarum between them. SB 2184.TextImage
SB 2185Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, 1230-1237 AD. Small Module trachy. MHP-theta V to left and right, star on each side of Mary, bust facing, both hands raised / MANVHL DECPOTIC O DEMHTRIOC, Manuel standing on left receiving patriarchal cross on globe from St. Demetrius on right. Sear 2185.TextImage
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