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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6056
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria; Isaac II Angelos
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  c.1200-1202?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  1.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6143.
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Half-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: None Visible. Reverse: …CAK… (Isaac)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.I.2.6

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Isaac II Angelos
Byzantine
1156
1204
Asenid Bulgaria
Bulgarian


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