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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5857
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  2.21
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B5857.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Three-quarter-length figure of Virgin nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l., and of military saint , beardless and nimbate; emperor wears stemma, divitision and chlamys; saint wears short military tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds sword in l. hand; Manus Dei in upper field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: W / …T / C / (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC VAR??

Notes:  Overstruck.

2 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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