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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6134
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  John III Doukas Vatatzes; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1249-1254?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  1.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum headed sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.14.2

Notes:  Pierced on obverse at 90 degrees.

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John III Doukas Vatatzes
Byzantine
c. 1192
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