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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5964
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.2
Weight (g):  4.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5678. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne with back; holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. sword, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: ΔЄCΠOTHC MAIAOVHΛ (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.2.Var.

Notes:  Flattened.

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Latin Empire
Western European


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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