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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6037
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma (Small Module)
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  1.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6136. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin, nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne without back. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and of St. Theodore, bearded and nimbate, holding between them patriarchal cross on long shaft; Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds labarum-headed sceptre in r. hand; Saint wears short military tunic and breastplate; holds spear in l. hand, resting over shoulder.

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

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.36b

4 Related People

Uncertain mint



Latin Empire
Western European


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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