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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-YH0027
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Yenimahalle Hoard
Maker:  Alexios III Angelos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1195-1203
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  2.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  From Yenimahalle Hoard, 1967, through Whitting. See Hendy 1969 'Coinage and Money' p.401
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Description:  Obverse: Beardless, nimbate bust of Christ, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and of St. Constantine nimbate, holding between them globus cruciger; Emperor and saint wear stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; both hold sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) …HΘЄI (assist) Reverse: None visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.3

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Constantinople
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Alexios III Angelos
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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