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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6570ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  c.1200-1202?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  1.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B6570ADD.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross topped sceptre and in l. hand anexikakia; Manus Dei in upper r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: ...ΔЄC / ΠO / T… (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.2.1

1 Related People

Asenid Bulgaria
Bulgarian


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