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ID number: BIRBI-B5646
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Nicosia 1964 Hoard
Maker: John II; Constantinople
Denomination: Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1118-1143
Diameter (cm): 3.05
Weight (g): 2.89
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 5977, 'from vast hoard near Nicosia', 1964.
Description: Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.
Inscriptions: Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: ...ΠΦVOPΓN (purple-born)
Bibliography: DOC IV.1.10a.9
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